How to uninstall Search 4.0 installed from Windows Update

An automatic Windows Update installed a box of "Desktop Search" in my taskbar.  I don't want it and want to get rid of because I'm not sure what it does. It is more useful than the beginning > function on my computer, or the search box on the web browsers of research?


If you want to remove Search 4.0 after installing, go to add/remove programs, look for "Windows Search x.x" (where x.x is the version that you have installed, the current version is 4.0). Next time you run Windows Update, remember to check the box to hide this update, so he does not try to install it again. If you use and outlook to search your email, or it will prove useful.  Or right click on the search icon in your taskbar and click help to learn more about Search 4.0.

For more information about Windows Search, see the Microsoft Web site at the following address:

You can use the following article to block automatic delivery of Windows Search 4.0 on Windows Vista SP1 with automatic update computers enabled.

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