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files/documents search

by jmk206 / August 23, 2006 5:47 AM PDT

Hello, I am wondering how to clear the dropdown list in the files/documents etc. search. Seems that you cannot delete a search heading just by hitting the delete key. Tried looking for a menu option withing Win 2000 NT, but have not found it. Can anyone help?


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 23, 2006 6:05 AM PDT
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You can clear it or any part of it...
by Edward ODaniel / August 27, 2006 9:35 AM PDT
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by running your REGEDIT and navigating to this key:

To delete all simple select them in the right window and delete (Do NOT delete the (Default) name or value)

To delete only specific ones select them and note what letter they have. Re-letter the Names and the value of MRUlist so there are no gaps.

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Gave you the wrong key, here is the correct one...
by Edward ODaniel / August 27, 2006 12:23 PM PDT
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Doc Find Spec MRU

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