Suppose you are using Shared PCs and want to make it personal search history for File Explorer. We all have seen that Whenever you search for a file, it also search within the File Explorer. You have to disable the Search history on Windows 11, follow the following instructions step by step.

Disable File Explorer Search History

  • Open Windows Run Dialog Box, Press Windows + R
  • Enter gpedit.msc and then hit enter; it will open Local Group Policy Editor
  • Click the following to expands the options, User Configuration > Administrative Templates and then Windows Components
  • On the right panel, click on ‘Turn off the display of recent search entries in File Explorer Search Box’, and after that, in a new option, it opens.
  • From there, select Enable and then click Apply to confirm your action.
  • That’s it!


is the complete method to successfully executed to turn off the search history for your Windows 11 File Explorer. It is only the best way to ensure details being private, and We would like to know your valuable opinion and feedback if there is any query share with us in the comment section down below. Stay tuned for further updates in future on the same.