Windows 10: Prevent windows from search in files when searching in the Start Menu

  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       26 Jan 2016 #1

    Prevent windows from search in files when searching in the Start Menu

    when i search from the start menu, all i want to find is applications (desktop apps, metro apps, shortcus to apps in the all-applications menu) and settings, not files and folders.
    (i already disabled the web search there).
    i still want to be able to search files when searching from antoher places, just not when searching from the start menu, so disabling the index is not an option for me.
    how do i do this?
    thank you
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    26 Jan 2016 #2

    In Classic Shell Settings -> Search Box tab, uncheck "Search files".
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       26 Jan 2016 #3

    xpclient said: View Post
    In Classic Shell Settings -> Search Box tab, uncheck "Search files".
    thanks, i didn't know about Classic Shell, it's a must-have
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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