How to

clear recent documents

Published: 27. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
License: Microsoft Public License (MS-PL)
Categories: File system, Windows » Win32
Tags: C# Win32 Windows
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Import namespace

using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

Win API

[DllImport("shell32.dll")]
public static extern void SHAddToRecentDocs(ShellAddToRecentDocsFlags flag, IntPtr pidl);

public enum ShellAddToRecentDocsFlags
{
    Pidl = 0x001,
    Path = 0x002,
}

Use

// clear recent files
SHAddToRecentDocs(ShellAddToRecentDocsFlags.Pidl, IntPtr.Zero);
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