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delete .wps

In microsoft works word processor in the file drop down menu are two .wps entries i would like to remove them from the drop down menu.

I found something called microsoft works task launcher.There is a clear history button,will this do it or cause problems.


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Most applications, but I don't know details about MS Works, keep their Most Recently Used information in the registry. If you see the whole 'path' it's quite recognizable. For example, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Excel\Recent Files contains the recent filelist of MS Excel. Easy to delete entries with regedit.

Use regedit to search for the filename in HKEY_CURRENT_USER and delete it (or change it to a non-existing file).

That's what I would do.


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The microsoft works task launcher worked.What i find odd is that MS didn't know the answer.

I tried the registry before posting and found it but wanted to check other options first.


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