The “search” function of Windows 10 displays a search box and icon on the taskbar and searches from there, but even if you completely hide the search on the taskbar, you can still open the search screen from the shortcut key or menu. can be opened. If you can’t hide the taskbar search, you can do it by editing the registry. This page introduces how to hide the search on the taskbar and open the search screen in another way.
Hide taskbar search
Hide the “search box” displayed on the taskbar and show the “icon”. Or to hide the search completely, operate from the right-click menu of the taskbar. Right-click anywhere on the taskbar to open the menu.
If you hover the mouse pointer over “Search” in the menu, a submenu related to the display of searches will be displayed.
To hide the search box, click Icon or Hide (hide search completely). The display status is reflected immediately, so you can check it on the taskbar.
- Hide hidden taskbar search
- Show search icon Hide search box and show icon
- Show search box
Hide Search Box In Registry
If you can’t hide the search box from the taskbar menu, you can hide it by editing the registry.
If you are not confident about the operation, please make a backup before editing and then operate the registry.
Open Registry Editor
- Right-click the “Windows” mark to display a menu, and click “Run” to open “Run”.
- Type regedit in the text box and click OK.
- Click Yes when the User Account Control warning appears.
- It will not be displayed if the User Account Control setting is set to “Never notify”. (Reference: Disable UAC )
Click the “>” icon of the key name to expand it.
- 〉Current Version
, then expand and click Search .
Right-click SearchboxTaskbarMode and click “Modify” in the menu.
When Edit Value appears, set the value data to 0 and click OK.
Display setting by value
- ” 0 ” hidden
- 1 search icon
- ” 2 ” search box
After you have finished changing the values, click Start on the taskbar and you will see the search box disappear.
If the search display on the taskbar does not change even after clicking “Start”, please check by signing out or restarting.
How To Open The Search Screen From Other Than The Taskbar
Even if you hide the search box and icon from the taskbar, you can open the search screen with the right-click menu of the start button or the keyboard shortcut key.
Open the search screen with the right-click menu of Start You
can open the search screen by right-clicking the start button (Windows mark) and clicking “Search” in the menu.
Open the search screen with the keyboard You
can open the search screen by pressing the “Windows mark” and “S” on the keyboard.
This is the end of the introduction of how to hide the search box and open the search screen from other than the search on the taskbar.