Windows XP Prohibit record run history

Jun 15, 2017
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I usually work on my Windows XP. And I always use Run(Win+R) to launch a program.
Run can record your input and save them on the disk.
When you input the same content for next time, you can use arrow key to pick up a history you run before.
But the problem is, time goes by, there are lots of histories stored in the dropdown list.
They spent my storage and always distribute me when I am inputing something.
I tried a lot to solve this frustrating issue. Because Windows XP have no function like Windows 7 or later.
ps: On Windows7 , we can right click the menu bar and choose Properties->Start Menu tab then uncheck "Store and display recent programs"
At last I find a way to Prohibit record Run history.
First, we Run "regedit" to open register editor.
Then we expand to key "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RunMRU"
Right click RunMRU key on the tree view, choose permissions.
Choose your own user name in group or user names.(For example my user name is Administrator. Notice that:Administrators is a user group!)
Deny Full control and read permissions bellow. And click OK.
Here we got a no-history Run menu on Windows XP!

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