Prevent clients from querying the index remotely

If enabled, clients will be unable to query this computer's index remotely. Thus, when they are browsing network shares that are stored on this computer, they will not search them using the index. If disabled, client search requests will use this computer's index. Default is disabled.

Supported on: Any version of Microsoft Windows with Windows Search 4.0 or later

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


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