Windows 8.1 - Set the number of recent items to be displayed in Jump Lists

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Right-clicking on the Explorer icon will display a list of recently opened items:

By default the number of recent items is set to 10.
  • You can remove an item from the list, by right-clicking on the latter > Remove from list.
  • If you want to have an item permanently displayed in the Jump Lists, right-click > Pin to this list.

This short FAQ will teach you how to set the number of recent items to be displayed in Jump Lists. The procedure is as follows:
  • Right-click on the Taskbar > Properties.
  • Go to the Jump Lists section and edit the value next to "Number of recent items to display in Jump Lists:".
  • Click on Apply.
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