Personalization Remove Recommended Websites on Start Menu in Windows 11


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The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended.

Starting with Windows 11 build 25247, the Start menu will start showing websites under the Recommended section. Microsoft will recommend common websites based on your region or browsing history to help you easily get back to the websites you care about.

This tutorial will show you how to remove a recommended website individually or to stop showing all recommended websites for your account in Windows 11.


Only some Insiders will see this recommended websites experience.



Contents

  • Option One: Remove Specific Recommended Websites on Start Menu
  • Option Two: Stop Showing All Recommended Websites on Start Menu




Option One

Remove Specific Recommended Websites on Start Menu


1 Open the Start menu :win:. (see screenshot below)

2 Perform one of the following actions:
  • Under Recommended, right click on a recommended website you want to remove, and click/tap on Remove from list.
  • Click/tap on the More button under Recommended, right click on a recommended website you want to remove, and click/tap on Remove from list.
stop_showing_recommended_websites_on_Start_menu.jpg





Option Two

Remove Specific Recommended Websites on Start Menu


1 Open the Start menu :win:. (see screenshot below)

2 Under Recommended, right click on a recommended website.

3 Click/tap on Stop showing recommended websites.

stop_showing_recommended_websites_on_Start_menu.jpg



That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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ThrashZone

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Hi,
Nice no reg files what's up with that :p
You used the same screen shot on both 1 & 2 options
1 should highlight remove from list not stop showing .... same as 2
Happy thanksgiving :cool:
 

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Hi,
Nice no reg files what's up with that :p
You used the same screen shot on both 1 & 2 options
1 should highlight remove from list not stop showing .... same as 2
Happy thanksgiving :cool:

Process Monitor showed no change in the registry for a REG option. :(

Hopefully once the feature is fully baked, Microsoft will have a on/off toggle in Settings.
 

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