How to Remove Search Toolbar – Windows 10

Windows 10 brings lots of new features, one of them is the new search bar related to Cortana online personal assistant, for some users it may look like it’s just using space on the taskbar so let’s show you how to disable it.

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First right click on the toolbar and go to Search>Hidden.

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Now there is no search bar.

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To re-enable it you need to repeat the same process, you can also show the search icon and not the whole toolbar by selecting Show Search Icon.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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