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Windows 7: Search Box After Sleep?

17 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Search Box After Sleep?

Every time my Win 7 PC wakes up from sleep, there is an empty Search Box on my desktop. How do I stop this from appearing each time?

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17 Feb 2010   #2

Windows Seven Ultimate

Have you got Sidebar enabled? It could be one of the gadgets wanting you to search for something.
Could you give us a screen shot of it anyway? It would be easier to identify what's going on.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

I don't have sidebar enabled. Here's a screenshot.

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17 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 64-bit

I think I soved it. I deleted all 3 saved searches from my Users folder. So far the box no longer comes up.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Nothing was pressing F3 was it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 64-bit

The Search box is back today after awaking from sleep. Nothing is pressing on F3, but that does toggle the same box on and off. I noticed that even though I deleted any saved searches from my Users Searches folder, after awaking there is a Saved Search of Indexed Locations that appears in the Search folder. Even if I delete that, it is re-created on the next awakening. I have gone into Indexing options in the Control Panel and deleted all indexing too. What can I do now to fix this?
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Search Box After Sleep
Whenever my Win 7 64-bit PC comes out of Sleep, I still have a Windows Search box on my desktop. How do I stop this from appearing?
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