Instructions:

  1. Click "Start" button
  2. Click "Run..."
  3. Type "regedit" + Enter
  4. Navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ Explorer"
  5. Double click on Norecentdocshistory
    (If it is missing, create a new binary value. Right click in right pane and click New | Binary Value)
  6. Change the value to 01,00,00,00
  7. Double click Norecentdocsmenu
  8. Change the value to 01,00,00,00

Restart windows to apply settings