In order to remove the annoying and useless search dog all you need to do is add one simple registry key. Regedit your way to:


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState









Right-click an empty space in the right pane and select New > String Value


Name the new value Use Search Asst


Double-click this new value, and enter no as it's value data