Windows Media Player - Clear the history

December 2016

To clear the traces of your recent activity under Windows Media Player, follow the below procedure:
  • Open Windows Media Player.
  • Click on "Organize" > Options
  • Go to the "Privacy tab".
  • In the History section, check the categories you want to clear (Music , Video , pictures and Playlists).\
  • Click on "Clear History".

Note that: Via the same menu you can also clear the CD/DVD cache.

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