How to enable the Search Box on Windows 10 Lock screen

How to enable the Search Box on Windows 10 Lockscreen

the Search bar on the taskbar is one of the most useful components of Windows 10. It can be used to search for files and folders on the computer or connected OneDrive cloud account. At the same time, Bing searches can also be done using the same search field, making it even more useful. Doing it on Windows 10 Lockscreen will allow the user to access the search results faster. Activate the search field on the Windows 10 lock screen is possible using Mach2 Software.

Enable the search bar on the lock screen in Windows 10

You must download the latest version of the Mach2 software from his Github repository. Depending on the architecture of your operating system, download the appropriate version of x86 or x64.

A ZIP archive will be downloaded to your computer. Extract the contents of this ZIP archive into a separate folder.

Open the Windows command prompt with administrator rights.

To enable the search lock screen on Windows 10, run the following command:

"" enable 17917466

Turn on the search bar on the Windows 10 lock screen

Restart your computer to find the search field added to the Windows 10 lock screen.

To turn off the search box lock screen on Windows 10, run the following command:

"" disable 17917466

Restart your computer to find the search box on the deleted Windows 10 lock screen.

The ZIP archive and extracted files of Mach2 can be safely deleted.

Enjoy!

Ayush is a Windows enthusiast since the day he had his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since the first day and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He was testing preliminary services on his Windows 10, Lumia and Android computers.

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