Tweak of the week
Tweak #14 - november 7, 2001
Whenever you open a document from Explorer, this file is added to "Documents" in the start menu.
You might not want this, because this enables people to see which documents you have been accessing.
This set of tweaks gives you several possibilities for preventing this: Disable the Documents menu completely, disable updating the menu or clearing it when you log off.
Go to the registry key:
Look for the following subkey:
If it doesn't exist, create it.
Navigate to the Explorer key.
To disable the documents menu completely, look for this value:
To disable automatic updates, look for this value:
To clear the menu on logoff, look for this value:
If the value you're looking for doesn't exist, create it as a DWORD value.
Set this value to 1. To disable the tweak again, change the value back to 0 or delete the value.