PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Verify Windows Search Settings

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Verify Windows Search Settings

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to verify Windows Search settings.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell 4.0 to see how Windows Search is configured on my Windows 8.1 device?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-WindowsSearchSetting cmdlet:

PS C:\> Get-WindowsSearchSetting

Setting                                    Value

-------                                    -----

EnableWebResultsSetting                    True

EnableMeteredWebResultsSetting             True

SearchExperience                           PersonalizedAndLocation

WindowsSafeSearchSetting                   Moderate

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  • This is good feature!!!

  • nice command!!!