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You can search for programs that aren't on the Start menu

Searching from the Start menu search box can be a good way to run a program that isn't on the Start menu—such as Registry Editor or an .msc console. The Start menu's search looks for executables in system folders that are not ordinarily indexed . Because the search engine's word-wheel feature works only with indexed locations, however, you need to type the full name before it appears in the search results. You also need to identify the program by the full name of its executable file, rather than its friendly title. Typing Registry Editor in the search box gets you nothing (unless you happen to have created a shortcut and saved it under that name). Typing regedit summons the program

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