Tips: Modify Windows XP Search


Windows XP search companion could be modified to look like Windows 2000: you just need to create a string value in your registry key

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersionExplorer\CabinetState]

with name = "Use Search Asst" and value = "no"

You can also alter the look and functionality of the search companion using another animated screen character (e.g. Merlin instead of puppy dog) or disabling ballon tips...
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Vittorio Pavesi

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  1. Anonymous
    5:10 PM

    Thanks! I'd forgotten how to do that.

    (Hate that friggin' dog!)

  2. Anonymous
    5:10 PM

    Thanks! I'd forgotten how to do that.

    (Hate that friggin' dog!)

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