How to delete jump lists all at once in Windows 10

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A jump list indicates those documents you have recently opened. When you right-click on a pinned item on the taskbar, it will appear. This means that when selected, Windows will remember which documents have been opened, so they can be viewed. In the screenshot below, I've shown an example of a skip list in Windows 10.

Frequently used items always find a place in the Windows 10 Jump Lists. In fact, they are useful as they provide quick access to frequently accessed items. But jump lists often end up being cluttered with objects. These items include junk items and useful items. This is why it is very important to clean your jump lists from time to time to give your system a neat look. But Windows 10 doesn't provide a default approach to clearing all your jump lists at once. Of course, you can delete the items one by one. But who has enough time to review each article? This article aims to provide a means of clearing the entire Windows 10 jump list with very few steps.

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How to delete jump lists all at once in Windows 10


  • If you wish, you can delete items in the jump list one by one. This is explained in this passage. To delete a single item from the Jump List, simply right-click on the item. Right clicking opens a new window that has an option called Remove from this list. Just click on it.


  • In this step, we go to the location where the jump list items are actually saved. We will perform a direct delete operation on these entries to delete all jump lists at once. For that, you need to navigate to the specific location. This can be done easily by copying the following paths one by one into the File Browser. After clicking Pay, you can view the Jump List entries in encrypted form.

% APPDATA% Microsoft Windows Recent AutomaticDestinations

% APPDATA% Microsoft Windows Recent CustomDestinations


  • Now you have to select all the items. This can be done by pressing control Y FOR keys together. Once all items are selected, simply hit the Delete button and when prompted to confirm, click yes.

Now if you go to your Jump List, you will see that it is empty. Yes, you have successfully removed all the junk files in your jump lists in an easy way. Hope the article was helpful. In the following screen, the jump list is displayed after it is cleared.

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