How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

Windows 10 is always improving its capability over time, making it to the best operating system made by Microsoft. Talking about performances, Windows 10 is way lighter than predecessor Windows 7 while maintaining advanced features. Jump Lists is one of default feature on Windows that already implemented on at least three recent OS. Jump Lists is a history, recent activities, frequent actions, pinned files, or tasks that shows when you right-click on the app icon on the Taskbar. But, does it necessary to disable Jump Lists?

It was supposed to help user heading to recent documents or links through a shortcut. Yet, this resulting longer time consumption for startup, not really much, probably a several seconds. The system should load the recent activities of the program despite it wasn’t opened yet.

Disabling Jump Lists can be great choices when you using a low-end computer system, want to improve the startup time load, and rarely take the advantages of Jump Lists. Check out how to disable Jump Lists on Windows 10.

How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

Step 1
Head to Start Menu, then click Settings which symbolized by a gears icon or you can type “Settings” on the search bar instead and open the program.

How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

Step 2
Now, select Personalization.

How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

Step 3
On the left sidebar, select Start. Then, turn off the Jump Lists option as seen below.

How to Disable Jump Lists on Windows 10

Please keep in mind, this setting will not be applied on pinned items. Other items such as history, recent tasks, and activity will disappear and left the pinned items alone. Removing pinned items can be done manually by clicking Unpin button on the item.

For a Library/File Explorer, in particular, disabling Jump Lists also mean removing frequent folders and recent files shortcut. Don’t worry, the actual files are fine, but when you see the window you probably will notice slightly different menu, especially on the Quick Access.

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