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I have a German Windows XP Professional SP3.


CCleaner also offers the "Recent Documents".

Here the following folder is cleaned: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Administrator\Recent

This would be in an English OS the folder: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Recent


I accidental found the following folder: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Administrator\Anwendungsdaten\Microsoft\Office\Zuletzt Verwendet

This would be in an English OS the folder: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Recent (or maybe "Recent Documents").


What is this folder used for?

When I delete the links in that folder and open Excel 2000 and Word 2000, then the Recent Documents are still there.

For removing them I have a separate topic, I just want to know what this folder is used for.





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""Recent documents"" is used by Windows to store a link to every file the user ahs opened. the ""Office\Recent"" folder is used by Office only in order to be shared by all Office programs. But Office stores file info in the registry as well.



System setup: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/gcNzIPEjEb0B2khOOBVCHPc


A discussion always stimulates the braincells !!!

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