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Search Windows Guides in IEWant to search Windows Guides from your Windows Vista Start search bar? Download this registry entry (2kb) and do the following:

  1. Extract the archive
  2. Double click on start-menu-windows-guides-search.reg
  3. When prompted, select yes
  4. Press the Start button, type a search term and select Windows Tools, Help & Guides

You may need to restart your computer if you do not see Windows Tools, Help and Guides in the start menu yet.

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4 thoughts on “Search Windows Guides from Vista’s Start Menu”

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  2. StackOverflow says:

    Great idea, Rich! (You’re the first person I’ve seen doing this!)

  3. StackOverflow says:

    Great idea, Rich! (You’re the first person I’ve seen doing this!)

  4. RSVR85 says:

    Also works great for Windows 7!
    Restarting explorer.exe sufficed to get it working.
    Thanks for the tip Rich :)

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