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can you clear past items in taskbar?


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Dwight

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Hi,
xp pro with sp2
When I go to (taskbar and start menu properties) then taskbar
and click on customize, in (past items) I see some things
there like (temp1: 30C ) which must have been from speedfan,
I don't have this program in my laptop anymore.
So is there anyway to clear past items? from that menu or not?
the only thing I see there is ( hide when inactive, always show and
always hide). I have click on restore defaults but that don't clear it
past items.
Now this is not a big deal just would like to know if it can be done
or not. Thanks
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gerryf

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start >run
regedit
<enter>

navigate to

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TrayNotify



in the right pane, right click and delete the value:
PastIconsStream

Now, open Task Manager (ctrl-alt-del), click the Processes tab, click Explorer.exe, and then click End Process

Still in in Task Manager, click File>New Task, type:
explorer
<enter>

reboot

they should be gone
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Dwight

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thank you gerryf :whistling:
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