1.    24 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Change windows search box size in Windows 10 tool bar.


    The "Search the web and windows" is take up a lot of space on my tool bar. See image in attachment to see the box am talking about. I believe there is a way to minimize its size; but I don't know how. Please suggest possible solution towards the situation. Thanks.
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  2.    24 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by salim View Post
    The "Search the web and windows" is take up a lot of space on my tool bar. See image in attachment to see the box am talking about. I believe there is a way to minimize its size; but I don't know how. Please suggest possible solution towards the situation. Thanks.
    Hi salim, welcome to tenforums.com!

    Right click your taskbar and hover on Search/Cortana and choose one of the three options:

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  3.    24 Oct 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Hi Edwin,
    I can't see the Cortana/Search option, the only option that's available is "Search", pls see attachment.
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  4.    24 Oct 2015 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    It's named 'Search' until you sign in with an MS account and set it up, at which point the moniker changes to 'Cortana';
    anyway, you're there, just choose hidden, icon or box.
    BTW: you can hide it and still invoke a search by simply clicking the Start button and begin typing.
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