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How to REMOVE/DISABLE search results from charmbar search

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    How to REMOVE/DISABLE search results from charmbar search

    Hello All..
    I'm new in here.. but have used a lot of the solutions created by all of you.
    But I could not find a solution for my problem.

    I have a user account that I need to "lock down/restrict"
    I'm using group policy for non administrators:
    Prohibit access to Control Panel and PC settings
    Start Menu and Taskbar
    Prevent users from customizing their start screen
    Remove all program list from start menu
    Remove balloon tips on start menu items
    Turn off all balloon notification
    Prevent access to registry editing tools
    Ctrl+Alt+Del option
    Remove task manager

    This helps me a lot.. BUT If the user are using the charm bar search.. they can access My Computer or Documents or ....
    How can I disable the search on the START Charmbar
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    I have used the article: Search in Windows 8 but just removed the all checkmarks in the first Tip.. that helps.. but it dose not solve it.

    My goal is to have a empty field when I search for anything.. or even better.. to remove the search function.

    I hope that somebody can help me with this.

    Best regard

    The Pilot

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  2. #2

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Hi again..
    I forgot to mention, that the Windows Search service is disabled and not running..
    That also helps.. but you still get results..
    /The Pilot
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

How to REMOVE/DISABLE search results from charmbar search

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