Windows 10: Search and how to stop searching the web. Solved

  1. Posts : 11
    windows 10 64 bit home
       02 Oct 2015 #1

    Search and how to stop searching the web.

    I sometimes want to search just my PC for files but search brings up internet files. How do I stop search going on to the internet please?
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    Posts : 3
    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14971
       02 Oct 2015 #2

    Click on the search box, click on the hamburger in the top left of that window, click on settings , there is a switch to turn off web searches. That should give you only search results from your computer.
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  3. Posts : 11
    windows 10 64 bit home
    Thread Starter
       02 Oct 2015 #3

    Thanks John C. I had already found the answer but thanks anyway.
    Embarrassing senior moment. Thank goodness for a simple fix for once.
    I am so frustrated with windows 10. I have used every version of windows but 10 is the worst ever for me. One minute things work then at next switch on they don't. MS wireless keyboard and mouse stutter and stammer with no fix. Latest update won't etc. etc.

    Ah, I feel better now.
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