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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Microsoft FrontPage Express does not have an option to clear the recent file list on the File menu.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To work around this behavior, delete the Recent File List registry key by performing the following steps:
Start Registry Editor.
Delete the following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERS\Software\Microsoft\FrontPad\FrontPage Editor\Recent File List
NOTE: The Recent File List registry key is recreated when you open new files in FrontPage Express.