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I ended up adapting the last response for Windows, that is, deleting the folder in the init file.

Specifically, Mathematica 11 on Windows 7 creates the folder MyDocuments\Wolfram Mathematica each time it starts. Consider editing


adding the command

With[{dir = $UserDocumentsDirectory <> "\\Wolfram Mathematica"}, If[DirectoryQ[dir], DeleteDirectory[dir]]]

to delete it automatically. Note the DOUBLE backslash as folder separator. Alternatively, use FileNameJoin.