1.    26 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Prevent windows from search in files when searching in the Start Menu

    when i search from the start menu, all i want to find is applications (desktop apps, metro apps, shortcus to apps in the all-applications menu) and settings, not files and folders.
    (i already disabled the web search there).
    i still want to be able to search files when searching from antoher places, just not when searching from the start menu, so disabling the index is not an option for me.
    how do i do this?
    thank you
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  2.    26 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 23
    Windows XP

    In Classic Shell Settings -> Search Box tab, uncheck "Search files".
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  3.    26 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by xpclient View Post
    In Classic Shell Settings -> Search Box tab, uncheck "Search files".
    thanks, i didn't know about Classic Shell, it's a must-have
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