Do not allow web search

Enabling this policy removes the option of searching the Web from Windows Desktop Search.

When this policy is disabled or not configured, the Web option is available and users can search the Web via their default browser search engine.

Supported on: Microsoft Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 with Windows Search version 3.01 or later

Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search
Value NameDisableWebSearch
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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