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How to Clear Recent Lists in WinRAR

Updated March 23, 2017

Your WinRAR ZIP file extractor can become overcrowded quickly if you download many files. You can clear the entire recently archived list by deleting the downloaded archive from the computer and moving it into the Recycle Bin.

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  1. Open WinRAR on your computer. The downloaded list should open.

  2. Click next to the top file and hold the left mouse button down.

  3. Drag the cursor all the way to the bottom of the list and release the mouse button.

  4. Click the "Delete" button at the top.

  5. Confirm that you want to remove the files by clicking "Yes."

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