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Hide ‘Search the Internet’ from find option in Start menu and in Windows Explorer

This setting enables you to hide the "Search the Internet" option from the find menu on the start menu and in Windows Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Internet is itself a network, which comprises of many networks. It locates your request and provides information using other networks without having you to do anything. It provides you facilities like e-mail, telnet (remote login), world wide web and other services.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below after checking for the subkey, “0”. Right-click it and rename the data value with “0x” to enable the setting.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

Restart the system or logoff to see the changes taking effect.

These changes apply to ALL users on this machine.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

‘Search the Internet’ from find option in Start menu is removed.

‘Search the Internet’ from find option in Start menu is visible by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\FindExtensions\Static\WebSearch\],right-click on "0" Key and click on 'Rename'. Change name "0x", Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

Clear the computer names searched on a network.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting allows you to clear the names of all computers that were passed as arguments while searching a computer on the network.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For All Users).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Clear the recently accessed documents list.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.

Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to clear the recently accessed documents list on Start Menu as well as the Internet Explorer URL history, when you log off your system.

 
 
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