Windows 10: disable web search

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  1. Posts : 9,009
    Windows 10 Professional
       10 Feb 2015 #11

    The GPEdit tweak is just for the 'User Search' UI:

    before and after the tweaks:

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  2. Posts : 9,009
    Windows 10 Professional
       10 Feb 2015 #12

    Actually, using the GPEdit tweaks and the User Search, as per:

    Post #30: https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...s-my-menu.html

    ... should work; just leave the Start Search alone.
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  3. Posts : 9,009
    Windows 10 Professional
       22 Jun 2015 #13

    ...
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  4. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       22 Jun 2015 #14

    Edwin, how are you getting to the window you show?
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  5. Posts : 9,009
    Windows 10 Professional
       22 Jun 2015 #15

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Edwin, how are you getting to the window you show?
    WinX Menu(right click Start)►Search►Hamburger menu on Cortana UI►Notebook►Settings►turn Cortana Off
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  6.    23 Jun 2015 #16

    Remove Web Results from Cortana Search
    1. Open Advanced Windows Firewall panel -> Outbound
    2. Find Search, Block the conenction
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  7. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       23 Jun 2015 #17

    Edwin said: View Post
    WinX Menu(right click Start)►Search►Hamburger menu on Cortana UI►Notebook►Settings►turn Cortana Off
    Doesn't work, I can't turn Cortana off.
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  8.    24 Jun 2015 #18

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Doesn't work, I can't turn Cortana off.
    Are you on 10147?
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  9. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       24 Jun 2015 #19

    No, 10130. Is that a new feature of 10147 and up?
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  10.    24 Jun 2015 #20

    Ztruker said: View Post
    No, 10130. Is that a new feature of 10147 and up?
    I believe so, yes.
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