Windows 10: Search using WinKey+query

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  1. Slartybart's Avatar
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       13 Aug 2016 #11

    Thanks, you've gone above and beyond the call.

    Maybe it is the difference between Local and MSaccount ... something for me to try anyway.

    Yeah, XP to Win10 is a learning curve. I tell people Right click everything ... everywhere - nothing is where you expect it.

    That's what I did for a few months going from Win7 to Win8. I was more frustrated by not finding things where they were (especially network stuff) than by the cosmetic changes ... I was not put off by the missing start button and actually liked the Win8.1 Windows menu (I refuse to call it Start)
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    13 Aug 2016 #12

    .. if you start with the Windows start menu - you'll soon stop. My view..
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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