Rewiring Start Menu Search option to 3rd-party program - pos

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marzsyndrome
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Rewiring Start Menu Search option to 3rd-party program - possible?

Post by marzsyndrome » Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:29 am

To put it bluntly, Windows 7's own search function is lame. I wish to use a more classic search function like what 'Everything' provides, but rather than have to remember to run a link to it, it'd be quite cool if I could still click the built-in Search option and have it load the alternative search program instead. Is there anything in the registry that can be adjusted to do this?

Thankie!

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dumpydooby
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Post by dumpydooby » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:03 pm

You'd probably have better luck reassigning the global hotkey combo for it: winkey+f.

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Post by =[FEAR]=JIGSAW » Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:17 am

Just "untick" the option to show search in the start menu & then drag a shortcut to your own 3rd party program in its place in the menu. ;)

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