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Disable file and URL history saving in Window Media Player.

This setting disables the ability to add all the played URLs and files to most recent file list of Windows Media Player.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Normally, Windows Media Player saves all the played URLs and files in the recent list. By using this tweak you can disable that setting.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a Binary value “AddToMRU” in the right panel, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable saving of played files in the recent list. However, if you want to enable this setting, change the value to “0”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable save of file and URL history in Window Media Player.reg

The '.reg' file can disable file and URL history saving feature in Window Media Player.

Enable save of file and URL history in Window Media Player (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable file and URL history saving feature in Window Media Player.

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

'Save file and URL history’ option in Window Media Player is disabled.

‘Save file and URL history’ option in Window Media Player is enabled by default.

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

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences\] key, right-click on the "DisableMRU" DWORD Value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Disable automatic updates for Windows Media Player.

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Enable script commands of Windows Media Player.

Category : Software / Applications > Windows Media Player

This setting enables you to determine whether Windows Media Player is going to use embedded script commands.

Clear recent file list of Windows Media Player.

Category : Software / Applications > Windows Media Player

This setting enables you to clear the recent file list in Windows Media Player so that nobody else can see the files list you have recently accessed.

Send unique player ID through Windows Media Player.

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