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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 252
    windows 7
       02 Feb 2015 #1

    How to get rid of used Search which blocks my Menu!!


    anyone seen this? from the "spyglass" search-from-taskbar I thought I'd find and pullup onedrive since it is hidden somewhere - nasty surprise... The massive rectangular search popup then obliterates my normal view of the contents of the Start Button . there is no convenient "X" to opt-out of it. Everytime I hit the search button now that same search pops up and obliterates the menu.

    clues??
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  2.    02 Feb 2015 #2

    If you right click the taskbar, and select search, you have the option to disable the rectangle, which clears it
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 677
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2015 #3

    One Drive is right here.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 252
    windows 7
       02 Feb 2015 #4

    not what I'm referring to. when I enter a search term by whatever means, a tall rectangular box opens upon hitting the Start button, showing the results of whatever the search is doing, but nothing in there clears that box out of the way, so it stands right on top of and slightly right of the Start Menu, obliterating everything. I finally powered off to get rid of it. thankfully gone after full start. There's no close button anywhere, ESC doesn't work, nada. it has no appearance on the taskbar so can't right-click/close
    davehc said: View Post
    If you right click the taskbar, and select search, you have the option to disable the rectangle, which clears it
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 677
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2015 #5

    I just click on the desktop and it goes away.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 252
    windows 7
       02 Feb 2015 #6

    nice
    this is not on the desktop. Its a popup when the start button is hit, either right-click or left-click.

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I just click on the desktop and it goes away.
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 837
    Windows IP 15007 Windows 14393.693
       02 Feb 2015 #7

    cognus said: View Post
    nice
    this is not on the desktop. Its a popup when the start button is hit, either right-click or left-click.

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I just click on the desktop and it goes away.
    Just click on an empty space of your screen.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 677
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2015 #8

    Post a screen shot then.
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  9. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,900
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       02 Feb 2015 #9

    I thoink what there saying is ,it doesn't work/function like ours does
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  10. Joined : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 837
    Windows IP 15007 Windows 14393.693
       03 Feb 2015 #10

    Then cognus could try sfc /scannow from here:SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
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