This method uses Group Policy Editor which is not available in Home versions of Windows 7. After about 45 minutes, I narrowed it down to a file in C:\Users\Brian\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\UsrClass.dat.I changed this UsrClass.dat to UsrClass.old.dat. Note This policy affects the specified user interface elements only. Win 7 does show location via Ctrl expanding circle function, but, for any/all op.sys; how hard would it be to make pointer HOT PINK or preferred, which would "stick out from navigate here
When I went to check the windows search service (option #2) I noticed that the startup type was "automatic (delayed)" instead of just "automatic". Sergey Tkachenko Added to my To Do list. This isn’t going to magically make everything all better, but it’ll definitely help if you’ve got loads and loads of files that are being indexed. How can I fix this? http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-7/how-to-change-the-way-the-start-menu-search-works-in-windows-7/
I made sure "open new windows in a tab instead" was checked off, but I'm getting a new window. On restart - all gone again, have to wait ten to twenty hours and then it comes back. Changes here have no effect on other kinds of search in Windows 7. Thanks so much!