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Recent Places always empty

  1. #1

    Posts : 66
    Windows 8.1

    Recent Places always empty

    I just noticed my Recent Places history is always empty now. Even when I right click the File Explorer it acts as if I just used CCleaner. What is causing this. And yes I made sure "Store recently opened programs" and "Store and display recently opened items in Jump Lists" are both on.

    Any ideas?

    Win 8.1 Pro
    16GB RAM
    1TB HDD
    R9 280X 3GB OC
    FX 8150

    EDIT: I ran CCleaner and Auslogics BoostSpeed then went in and out of one of my music folders. Right clicking the Explorer folder now shows that particular album folder. However recent places still shows nothing. Will update if it fixes itself. Suggestions still welcomed.

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  2. #2

    Austin TX metro area
    Posts : 638
    Windows 7 Pro 64bit [MS blue-disk set]

    I'm guessing something similar to Auslogics BoostSpeed or some internal SysInternal or some XYZ-PC-slimmer/leaner utility has as a default of deleting Recent folder contents.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Recent Places always empty
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