How To: Remove the Windows XP search assistant

Remove the Windows XP search assistant

This trick shows you how to remove the search assistant dog in Windows XP. You want to go to: Start, run, type regedit, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER SoftwareMicrosoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer CabinetState, create a new string and call it "Use Search Asst" (remember the Caps), give it the value "no".

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