Can I delete Office/Recent links

  JCT 16:17 09 Jan 2004
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In C\Winows\Application Data\Microsoft\Office \Recent folder, there is a list of links going back a couple of years.

I assume that I can safely delete them, but I'd be grateful if someone would be good enough to confirm this. I can't understand why they should be there if they don't serve any purpose.

  Rayuk 19:04 09 Jan 2004

Copy them into a new folder and move elsewhere,if all runs well for a couple of months then just delete the folder.

  R4 19:27 09 Jan 2004

This is the folder that holds the links to files opened by the user and shows in

Select ... 'Start' .... 'Documents'


It is a 'shortcut' to re open these files and is not really necessary and just use disk space.


You can clear ALL links in the 'recent' folder by selecting

'Start'


'Settings'


'Taskbar & Start Menu'


'Start Menu Programs'


'Clear'

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