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  1. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       03 Oct 2014 #1

    How to remove the moronic search and task view...


    ...in one easy step...

    https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=1a8bc...FMcZpVRvjvkqa4

    As found in the comments section here...
    How to Hide the Stupid Search Button on the Windows 10 Taskbar

    I tried it, and it seems to work.
    As to why ms would do something so moronic without leaving us an 'out'... your guess is as good as mine.
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  2.    03 Oct 2014 #2

    Does it leave a blank spot on the taskbar?
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  3. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       03 Oct 2014 #3

    Nopers...
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  4. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       03 Oct 2014 #4

    Note: the exe is in bin\debug. Dunno why...
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  5.    03 Oct 2014 #5

    Is there a way to restore it?
    I think it's tied to the upcoming Microsoft 'Cortana' thing.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 282
    Windows 10!
       03 Oct 2014 #6

    I'm going to leave it for now, though it's worth reporting on the Feedback app that those 2 icons are unmovable/undeletable.
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  7. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       03 Oct 2014 #7

    Edwin said: View Post
    Is there a way to restore it?
    I think it's tied to the upcoming Microsoft 'Cortana' thing.
    I dunno. I haven't even rebooted to see if it has to be hid each time.... gonna do that now...

    I won't be using cortana, so it don't matter to me.
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  8. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       03 Oct 2014 #8

    Ok, a bit of a flaw. Has to be run each time. Adding it to startup returns the following error:

    "Your system administrator has blocked this program. For more info, contact your system administrator"
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  9. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,763
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       05 Oct 2014 #9

    It's not nice to fool Mother MS!
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  10.    05 Oct 2014 #10

    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    It's not nice to fool Mother MS!
    Not tryin to fool her, just tryin to make her a little more discrete!
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