Emptying the Jump List

This information will allow you to clear all jump lists but allow you to add new items.


Windows Server 2008 or later
Windows Vista or later


1. Press  Windows Key  + R or click Start then Run

2. Type %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations

3. Delete all files in this folder.

Note: A restart is required.

Additional Notes

Important:  this article may include instructions that require changes to system settings, such as the registry, incorrect modification of which can render the device unusable. Always ensure you have a backup and follow the instructions carefully. If you are in any doubt we recommend you do not make any changes. Use of the information on this page is subject to our Terms of Use.

If you have any questions, please contact Vantage IT.