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Windows 7: Windows Desktop search is not working anymore

04 Oct 2011   #1

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Windows Desktop search is not working anymore

Hi to everybody!
Windows Search is not working anymore on my PC. When I search using the box in Start Menu and I click on "search everywhere", it appears Google Deskto Search page in my browser. I want to disable Google Desktop Search and have Windows Search as my default desktop search engine again. How can I do it?
Thanks for helping!
Giancarlo Perlo - Italy

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04 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP


Uninstall Google Desktop Search in Programs and Features.

In fact I would uninstall everything except Google Messenger if you use it, since you don't need a program to use Google as (recommended) default search in your browser and the updater is known spyware.

Then rebuild the index: Index - Rebuild - Windows 7 Forums
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04 Oct 2011   #3

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Where did you buy your Windows 7 Enterprise from?
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