This article will show you how to disable the Recent Files and Recent Folders option In Windows 10 File Explorer which both features are part of the new Quick access feature.
As you can see below, Windows 10 displays the recent access files and folders.
To disable the Feature click on File -> Options
Click on change folder…
In the Folder Options click on the General Tab and Untick and click on Clear the two check boxes In the Privacy section.
Once done this how the File Explorer looks like.