What happened to File Explorer "Recent"?

asked 2023-01-05T13:33:02.633+00:00
Jorge Martinez-Tello 1 Reputation point

What happened to File Explorer "Recent" you cannot longer select all the history and delete it.

Is there a fix to this?

Windows 11
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  1. answered 2023-01-06T13:36:37.963+00:00
    Limitless Technology 8,891 Reputation points

    Hello

    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are having query\issues related to Recent folder in Explorer.

    1. Disable any Antivirus program or Windows firewall you may have for temporary purpose.
    2. Cleanup below Temp folders location -> Open Start -> Run -> Type below location one-by-one and press enter
      C:\Windows\Temp
      %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp
    3. Run Disk Cleanup from Select C:\ Drive from Properties- > General -> Disk Cleanup - >Cleanup system files
    4. Run sfc /scannow from elevated prompt.
    5. Run below DISM commands from elevated prompt.

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

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