How to delete usage history from Windows apps in Windows 10

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January 18, 2018 For Administration

The Task Manager is a built-in Windows manager used to examine the processes, performance, services and other details of a computer system. Each task performed or processed by the system or an application can be viewed in detail with the help of the Task Manager.

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To provide the user with meaningful knowledge of installed and running applications, Windows 10 offers the “Application History” feature in the Windows Task Manager. The application history contains resource utilization factors, which are CPU time, network utilization, metered network utilization, and tile updates for the current user account.



This feature is extremely useful when using a limited data plan, as you can decide which application consumes more or less data. This way, you can remove the data applications that consume the most and least fit your data plan.

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Clearing the usage history will clear all resource usage data as all factors will reset and start from the cleared history date.

How to delete usage history from Windows Store apps in Windows 10:

Step 1:

Type “task manager” in the Windows search bar located in the lower left corner of the screen.

Alternatively, you can press "Alt + Ctrl + Canc"Keys at the same time and then click"Task Manager".



Step 2:

In the Task Manager window, click "Application history". Now click on "Delete usage history".

That is. Windows application usage history has been removed from the system.

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