Learn how to uninstall the Windows Search engine in Windows 7.
Uninstall the Windows Search Engine
- Open the Control Panel in the Start menu.
- Open Programs and Features in the Control Panel.
Note: If Programs and Features is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Click Turn Windows features on or off on the left side of the Programs and Features window.
- Uncheck Windows Search and then click OK.
- Restart the computer.
Once your computer boots back up, the Windows search engine will be uninstalled. Go ahead; check if the search box is in the Start menu.
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