How to Clear Run History in Windows 10

It is easy and quick to use the run command to launch programs. When you’ve opened a lot of programs, there will be too many pre-loaded commands in the run box history. Here are steps on how to clear Run history in Windows 10.

Clear Run History in Windows 10

We can open the Registry Editor to clear Run history in Windows 10. Do the following steps:

Step 1. Press Windows key + R simultaneously to open the Run box.

Step 2. Type “regedit” in the text field and hit Enter.


Step 3. In the registry editor, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER.

Step 4. In the HKEY_CURRENT_USER directory, you could view several subdirectory, locate the Software entry and expand it.


Step 5. Go to Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > RunMRU.


Note: The entire Run history is on the right side.


Step 6. Right click on any of the Run command history file and click Delete.

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