1.    22 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10

    How to have Windows Search only search desktop apps and settings?

    how to i setup windows search to not search my personal folders but only desktop apps and settings
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  2.    22 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Airdrie, Scotland
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10 Pro x64, Linux

    Try control panel > indexing options
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