Windows 10: How to restrict windows search regarding files from start menu

Discus and support How to restrict windows search regarding files from start menu in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi ten forums, how can I disable my private files from showing in start menu after typing keywords search in start menu? I don't want some of my files... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Adithya JP, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. How to restrict windows search regarding files from start menu


    Hi ten forums, how can I disable my private files from showing in start menu after typing keywords search in start menu?
    I don't want some of my files to be shown in start menu. These files are showing under documents section.
    Is there any possibility to I restrict a particular folder so that it cannot be seen by Cortana when i search something?

    :)
     
    Adithya JP, Feb 23, 2018
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  2. Smowing Win User

    Restrict search in the Start menu (restringir busqueda en el menu inicio)

    Hello, I have Windows 10 64-bit, what interests me is to restrict the search from the start menu and windows, because I do not want this looking folders and files; in windows 7 could be restricted. And just look in the file browser.

    Thank you

    Hola, tengo windows 10 64 bits, lo que me interesa es poder restringir las busquedas desde el menu inicio y la de windows, ya que no quiero que este buscando carpetas y archivos; en windows 7 se podia restringir. Y solo buscar en el explorador de archivos.

    Gracias
     
    Smowing, Feb 23, 2018
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  3. Smowing Win User
    Restrict search in the Start menu (restringir busqueda en el menu inicio)

    hi,

    Sorry I do not speak English, for that reason it can be confusing my question.

    no, is not that. What I want is that when writing a name the start menu; look no folders or files.

    Thanks
     
    Smowing, Feb 23, 2018
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  4. dalchina New Member

    How to restrict windows search regarding files from start menu

    Hi, simply don't specify them to be indexed by Windows search, or move them to a folder or drive which is not indexed.

    See Indexing Options, Modify

    How to restrict windows search regarding files from start menu [​IMG]


    Note that Cortana is simply a front end, and uses the normal Windows Search database, like the search field in file explorer.
     
    dalchina, Feb 23, 2018
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