In Windows and in Microsoft Office applications, how do I clear the lists of recently used documents?
Windows shows recently saved documents in the Start menu; Office also shows those documents in the File menu of each program. Follow the appropriate steps to remove these lists of recent documents:
Clearing the document list from the Start menu In Windows Vista
1. From the Start menu, right-click Recent Items.
2. Click Clear Recent Items List.
In Windows XP
1. Right-click the Taskbar and select Properties…………………..
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