|Windows 10 File Explorer|
If you dislike seeing the Recent files heading in Quick Access filled with recently opened files and folders or just want to clear recent history for whatever reason, then here’s how to clear it.
In File Explorer, open the View ribbon. Then, click on Options. This’ll bring up the Folder options window (see below).
|The Folder Options window|
In the General tab under Privacy, simply click the Clear button and you’re done. Simple as that.