UserAssist Data : Delete UserAssist history : Clean UserAssist : Delete Start Menu Open programs history
Windows Explorer UserAssist DataEvery time you open a program from the Start Menu, the date and number of times you used it is stored in an encrypted database. Windows keeps full run history under the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\UserAssist. If you don't delete UserAssist data, it can compromise your privacy and security and increase the number of entries in the registry slowing Windows down.
Why you should clean UserAssist DataWindows Start Menu contains a list of recently run programs which will be shown once Start button is clicked. And anyone who has access to your computer can see the list of programs that you have run.
To protect your privacy you should clean UserAssist Data regularly.
Where is Windows Start Menu recently opened programs history stored?Windows keeps recently opened programs history under the key:
If you don't clean UserAssist data, it can compromise your privacy and security and increase the number of entries in the registry slowing your PC. You can easily clear the Start Menu open programs history (Windows Explorer UserAssist Data).