List of Recent Files

peterhw

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This is not vb just plain EXCEL.

I recently had to replace my hard drive and re-install my software and needless to say there are so many minor things I am trying to resolve.

My list of Recent Files seems to frequently disappear. I know when I reboot / restart that the list has gone but I suspect it happens on more occasions.

I tried to look at the EXCEL Options - i.e. Office Button then Excel Options Box. I check and I have 17 set as the number of recent files to display. Earlier the Excel Options Box failed to display but on exit and restart that seems OK.

Any ideas appreciated
 

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BrianMH

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Do you run any software that cleans up your hard drive like CCleaner? Software that "cleans" your drive can often clean your recent file history. There should be a setting it it to ignore certain applications like excel.
 

peterhw

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Brian - thanks for suggestion.
I do run RegCure Pro and looked for appropriate options - can't find any.
However just run RegCure & rebooted and last 3 recent files are listed.

Do you run any software that cleans up your hard drive like CCleaner? Software that "cleans" your drive can often clean your recent file history. There should be a setting it it to ignore certain applications like excel.

Still puzzled - Southampton
 

peterhw

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Just tried that - there are just 3 items in the list - all generated earlier today and 6 or 7 kb each.

Just completed a 'Repair' (from control panel) on Microsoft Office - keep monitoring situation

Thanks for suggestions
 

peterhw

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Completed Repair
Run RegCure
Rebooted
List still present - looks fine - fingers crossed

Thanks again for suggestions
 

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