Windows save list of recently opened files and show them in start menu. Its very convinient to find files. But if you wanna some privacy, if you don;t want others to see which files and programs you opened than you can hide recent files.
To remove recent items from start menu just follow these steps:
1). Right click on taskbar and click on Properties.
2). There are 3 tabs Taskbar,Start Menu,Toolbars
03). Select Start Menu tab
04). In privacy setting check the store and display recently opened item in the start menu and the taskbar
05). Click OK
Click on start menu and check recent items and recent programs, they must not be in start menu. Start menu will look like this figure.
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