Windows 10 – Remove Google Chrome Most Visited Sites When Right-Clicking

Google Chrome and Windows 10 both want to make it as easy as possible for you to accomplish the things you are trying to do. Whether that’s putting helpful features and information right in front of you or optimizing their performance to run faster, the experience of using these two applications together is pretty good.

But one of these features that you may not like is the presence of your most visited sites when you right-click on the Chrome icon in the taskbar or the Start menu. Fortunately this is something you can control by changing a setting in Windows 10.

How to Remove Most Visited Sites from Google Chrome in Windows 10

The steps in this article were performed on a Microsoft Windows 10 laptop. By completing the steps in this guide you are going to be removing the Most Visited sites that are visible when you right-click on Google Chrome in the taskbar or on the Start menu. This won’t affect the most visited sites that appear on the new tab screen when you create a new tab in Chrome.

Step 1: Click inside the search field at the bottom-left corner of the window and type “start.”

type start into the search field

Step 2: Select the Start settings option from the list of search results.

windows 10 change chrome start settings

Step 3: Click the button under Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar.

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This is just one of many ways that you can customize your experience in Windows 10. Find out about Windows 10 dark mode if you would like your Windows 10 experience to look like the darker version show in my images above.

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