Stop Windows 10 From Doing Online Searches

Are you tired of your Windows Search in Windows 10 from showing results from the internet and querying online when you just want to search for a local file on your computer?  Were you one of the millions of people who had Windows 10 search functionality broken when Microsoft had a problem in their cloud/online services that affected that query due to Cortana and Bing search being built into the Windows 10 search function?  Well … Read more

Windows Tip: Search contents of files using Windows Search

Windows search is quite good and does it’s job quite well. Many of us including me rely on Windows Search for finding many files/folders from my own drive and folders and mostly in downloads as it contains many files I don’t always remember. Windows let you search for text within a file but it is limited to certain file types by default and I am going to show how you can expand this search feature to search within more file types as well.

Windows 7

FIXED – Automatic Google Chrome Find Box Windows Explorer Search Problem

Searching for stuff on Windows 7, Vista and XP with the default search settings is often a nightmare! Add to that the indexing service that slows down your PC drastically. On top of all that, another GHOST SEARCH bug has cropped up many times over the years without any working solution. Automatic Google Chrome Find and Windows Explorer Search Problem: I recently got a new laptop: HP PROBOOK 440 G2 Notebook PC. Without installing any … Read more

Windows 7

Windows 7 Quick Tip: Turn Windows Search Function On or Off

Do you find the inbuilt search functionality of Windows 7 to be too slow and ineffective? Do you want to turn off Windows Search and Indexing on Windows 7? In this post we shall learn how to quickly turn off or turn on Windows Search function, in addition to looking at a few quick and efficient desktop search programs for Windows 7. The native Windows Search utility is quite useful in finding folders, documents and … Read more