Here in this article , i will tell you how to disable windows 10 search services. If you disable windows 10 search , the search indexing and caching functionality will be disabled. Although windows 10 search will still function. Most of the times , it is done to improve windows 10 performance as windows 10 search services eats up a lot of memory in background. Lets see how to disable it.
Disable windows 10 search temporarily
Step 1 – Open command prompt as administrator.
Step 2 – Execute the command given below.
net.exe stop "Windows search"
Note – This only disables it temporarily and it starts itself again as soon as windows reboot next time. To start it manually again execute the command:-
net.exe start "Windows search"
Disable windows 10 search permanently
Step 1 – Search services.msc in windows 10 taskbar search.
Step 2 – Click on services.
Step 3 – Now, find windows search entry from the list.
Step 4 – Double click on it. Choose startup type as disabled from the dropdown.
Step 5 – Click on stop. Finally press OK.
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