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03-20-2004, 10:06 AM
I used a small program to clean this list in Windows 98SE only only 3 or 4 days ago, but currently 340 streams are listed. How big can this list get - thousands?

As it contains such settings as Folder Views, etc, deleting the Streams means resizing the Folder windows each time the list is cleared. Is it possible to permanently save the Folder View settings so that the MRU lists can be deleted without affecting the former.

If this is not possible, can the MRU items that correspond to the Folder Views be identified so that they can be left undeleted.

Paul Komski
03-20-2004, 10:03 PM
The limit seems to be 200 in Win98. No idea how you identify which relates to which but the relevant registry key would appear to be HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer\Streams

... from an oldish reference at http://pages.zdnet.com/hampsi/Articles/explorer.htm which has some interesting points none-the-less.