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    Windows 8.1 Recent Documents List Start Menu

    Is there a way to get a list of recent documents on the start menu of Windows 8.1 like Windows XP has?

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    There is no way I know. However, if you pin various applications to the task bar when you right click on the icon you'll get a recent documents list.

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    I use Classic Shell, which has an XP-style Start Menu and a Recent Documents list. But I'm not aware of a native way to do what you want, short of Joe's suggestion above.

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    Whereabouts is the recent documents list kept - is it in the registry? If it's in a folder then you should be able to pin that folder to the start page. Indeed, you can pin any folder to the start page.

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    The shortcuts are kept in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Re cent

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