LKBEN10768: Howto enable the old "right click" search menu for windows vista!


You would like the XP search behaviour in your windows vista




This article has been testet with windows Vista with SP1

Open regedit and navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\find and delete the LegacyDisable value.

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Please note that HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT is also called HKCR, just in case you want to check this on the internet. To revert to normal Vista you create the Key LegacyDisable as REG_SZ again.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.