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Windows 7: Windows Explorer folder search bar

28 Apr 2012   #1

64bit Ultimate
Windows Explorer folder search bar

Hello ,

In windows 7, explorer , I wish to know if there is a build in hot key for adding and removing the
"folder search bar" in the layout CONFIGURE option. if not I need to make a hot key , please help

Thank you a million


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03 May 2012   #2

Windows 10 x64

It is annoying is it not? I uninstalled Windows Search all together and installed FileSearchEX. You can use auto hotkey with it and it is a better search experience anyway.
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