Disable Search Assistant on XP

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState subkey.
  3. From the Edit menu, select New, String Value.
  4. Enter a name of Use Search Asst
  5. Double-click the new value, type no in the “Value data” field to use the old search tool, and click OK.
  6. Close the registry editor.

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