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Delete search history of Printers, Computers or People in Windows.

If you search for Printers, Computers or People on the network, Windows will save the arguments passed in the registry. You can delete the history of your searches from the registry.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003
If you search for a computer on the network, Windows will save the arguments passed in the registry. Through this tweak you can clear the arguments used to search a Printer, Computer or People.

For this go to Start > Run and enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Delete all numeric entries like 000, 001, 002 etc., in the right panel.

The changes will take effect after a restart or logoff.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Search arguments history for Printers, Computers or People is cleared.

Search arguments history for Printers, Computers or People is visible.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5647\], in the open area right-click on "ID" (where ID=000 to N integer value) and click on 'Delete'.

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Category : Display > Files & Folders

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Category : Display > Files & Folders

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Hide “Shortcut to” prefix to any new shortcut you create.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This setting will hide shortcut to prefix for any new shortcut, you create.

Show the extension for the Shortcut into a Document (.SHB) files.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

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