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Outlook Search Prompt 2Outlook Search Prompt `Hi,
 I have a user who has OUTLOOK 2010 on XP Pro workstation. Whenever she enter something in Seachbox in her OUTLOOK, it displays "Click here to enable Instant Search". If I click that message line, then it creates a popup window "To enable the instant search feature in Outlook, you must download ...". When she download that program, then it creates a little search window in the taskbar area. So she un-installed that program, but in her OUTLOOK, the message - "Click here to enable Instant Search"- keeps showing up.
 How can I get rid of that prompt for good?
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by:Mike
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There is no way that I know of to  get rid of that prompt.  I would have her install it again and just leave it be.  She can use it when she needs it.  Its a nice feature.
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by:sglee
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the problem is she hates that little search windows in the task bar area. The interesting thing is that I don't have that coming up on my computer and I use the same OUTLOOK.
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Maybe your machine is set up differently.

Take a look at this walkthrough....hope this helps

http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/outlook-help/enable-or-disable-instant-search-HA010354972.aspx
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by:sglee
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@ FireRunt
I will try the suggestions in the link this evening after the user is gone . It looks very helpful.
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by:sglee
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@ FireRunt
This worked from the link.

1.Click the File tab.
2.Click Options.
3.Click Search.
4.Under Sources, clear the Show prompt to enable Instant Search check box.

Thanks for your help.
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