Windows 10: Start menu search like Windows 7

Discus and support Start menu search like Windows 7 in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, I have lots of files in my pc and I usually search them by typing phrases I remember are containted in them. This used to work fine in windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by qwertymikey, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. qwertymikey Win User

    Start menu search like Windows 7


    Hello,

    I have lots of files in my pc and I usually search them by typing phrases I remember are containted in them. This used to work fine in windows 7's start menu, but windows 10 does not show all the files. It shows a few in the best match window, and then I have to filter them by documents or any other type of file. This is not helpful because I would like to see all the filetypes altogether without filtering, and there is no "See more results" option either (which shows all files in file explorer)

    Is it possible to set the windows 10 start menu to search like this, or any other similar program *Sad

    :)
     
    qwertymikey, Sep 3, 2018
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  2. Phillip Pio Win User

    Start Menu Search

    Hi,

    About your issue regarding the Start menu or Search, in order for us to assist you better. Please answer the question:

    • Were there any recent changes made to your system prior to the issue?

    In the meantime, we suggest you to check this link:
    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana
    . It contains troubleshooting steps prior to the issue.

    We'll look forward to your response.
     
    Phillip Pio, Sep 3, 2018
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  3. Naki Win User
    Feature suggestion: Add right-click menu

    Suggestion: Please add a Windows 7 Jump-List and/or right-click menu to the GPU-Z icon in the Windows taskbar. Possible menus in it would be "Exit" and "About GPU-Z...".
    Maybe also "Switch to tab 1/Switch to tab 2/Switch to videocard 1/Switch to videocard 2" too.
    Examples of programs that have such menus are ICQ, Skype, AIM.

    NOTE: It seems for a right-click menu, Windows 7 is not needed - it works on WinXP and Vista too.
    But even a Windows 7 Jump-list may be good enough.
    What do you think?
     
    Naki, Sep 3, 2018
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  4. BigMack70 Win User

    Start menu search like Windows 7

    Windows 8.1, and Why You Should Let Go of Windows 7

    Wait wait wait I can do it in 3 steps

    Diasble Metro:
    1) Don't buy Windows 8
    2) ?????
    3) Profit!
     
    BigMack70, Sep 3, 2018
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