Set Number of Recent Items to Show in Jump Lists on Windows 10

  1. Launch the Run command window. To do this press the Windows key and R on the keyboard.
  2. Type ‘regedit’ into the command field and click ‘Ok’.
  3. Click ‘Yes’ when prompted by UAC.
  4. The Registry Editor window is now opened.
  5. Navigate the following path:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  6. In the right hand pane of ‘Advanced’ key and look for a DWORD ‘Start_JumpListItems’. If it does not exist ‘right click’ on the??’Advanced’ key then ‘New’ > ‘DWORD (32-bit) value’, rename ‘New Value #1′ to??’Start_JumpListItems’
  7. Double-click on ‘Start_JumpListItems’ to open its Edit, Select (Click) the radio button ‘Decimal’ and enter a number between 0 to 60. (I recommend 30)
  8. Click the ‘OK’ button of the Edit window to save the changes. Note: you may need to reboot the system before the changes take effect.