|Disable Recent Files in Media Player (All Windows)|
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This restriction will stop Windows Media Player from storing the names of the played media in the recent file list.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new Binary value, or modify the existing value called 'AddToMRU' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This setting only effects Windows Media Player 8.0 or greater.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences]|
Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
Value: 00 = disabled, 01 = enabled
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: October 4, 2002