[SOLVED] Start>Search> ?????

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Dingus

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Can anyone tell me how to edit the menu at:

Start > Search (Find) >

I have found items have been placed in the above that I did't put there.
 

TonyKlein

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Go to Start > Run > Regedit, and navigate to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\FindExtensions\Static

You're looking for the subkeys under Static.

Don't touch the ShellSearch, WabFind, and WebSearch subkeys.

And generally back up the entire FindExtensions subkey before deleting anything at all.

Good luck,
 
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These entries were probably added by a program you have installed, for example my antivirus program added "For Viruses". If the entries added lead to programs you no longer use, make sure you uninstall the program itself as well.
 

Dingus

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Tony that worked a treat. Thanks mate
Brendon you'r correct, it was a program but I'm looking to keep the program itself. I was just that my start menu was getting too big.

Now solved thanks again.
 
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