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What Happened to Recent Places in Win7?
September 1, 2011
4:11 pm
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Nancy Keith
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I have always appreciated the Recent Places navigation tag amidst all the things listed down the left hand side of the screen when finishing a document and saving it or going back to the programs and folders I was recently working in.  Suddenly, Recent Places just disappeared.  I have searched for it every way I can think of in the computer, but can't find it.  How can I get it back?

September 2, 2011
7:59 pm
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Not sure how they would suddenly disappear.  If you right-click on the start menu to get the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties, you should see a couple of check boxes for showing recently opened file and programs.

 

 

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