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Windows 7 - How to Search the Internet from the Start Menu

One of the most useful features of Windows 7 is its enhanced search functionality. The search functions included in earlier versions of the operating system have been expanded quite a bit, to the point where you can even search the web simply by pressing the Start button.

To use the Windows 7 Start button to search the Internet, just use these steps.
1. Click the Start button and type GPEDIT.MSC in the box
2. Press Enter and wait for the Group Policy Editor window to appear
3. Look for the Add Search Internet Link to Start Menu option and double-click it
4. Choose Enabled, then click OK to close the Group Policy Editor
5. Click the Start button again and look for the Search the Internet link
6. Click the Search Internet link to launch your web browser and perform your search


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