Recent files/places in Office and jump lists in Start Menu location/backup
Recent (pinned or not) files and places in Office apps (2007, 2010, … ?) are in system registry … eg. for MS Word (14.0 in the path is for Office 2010): [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\Place MRU] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\file mru] Jump lists (list of recently used filesby diff. programs in the Start Menu) are in AppData %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations for more details -> Jump List History location?