Explorer search box - temp hide/disable (not taskbar search).


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    10pro 20H2 19042.1237
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    Explorer search box - temp hide/disable (not taskbar search).


    Reading elsewhere it seems that the idea of wanting to hide/disable the Explorer search box is stupid ....

    I have multiple duplicates from years of being paranoid (copies of backups and vice versa).
    Now housekeeping "extreme".
    On my 1920x1080 screen even with navigation pane off I am struggling to go through many tens of thousands of files ...(also using AuslogicsDupFind plus other tools).
    So ... I just want to be able to see as much of the address bar as possible while I wade through this soup of my own cooking !
    Only a few characters in it but need all I can get ..

    Is there a way to create a couple of shortcuts to hide/show this explorer search box ?
    Happy to regedit under instruction ...
    w10p 1909 up-to-date.

    EDIT:
    It would seem that others desire this but it is apparently not possible ..
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com...10itprogeneral
    So closing this thread ... and wishing my w7 machine was still alive.
    Over and out
    Paul
    Last edited by Pavl; 08 May 2021 at 08:31. Reason: Closing
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