How do you search something on internet? The most common method would be to open the web browser, type in Google.com and then hit the keyword about which you want to search. But we think that your Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise is capable of doing something more than this. There is no need to use this conventional method. You can easily add web search to your Start menu. Well the process is pretty simple and easy to remember. All you need to do is follow the steps given below.
Add Web Search In Windows 7 Start Menu
- Press Start and type “Group Policy” in the search bar of Start menu. Now click on “Edit Group Policy” as appeared from the search result in Start Menu.
- A new window will open in front you named as Local Group Policy Editor. In left side pane navigate to
User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Start Menu and Taskbar
- Once you navigate through above mentioned option in Local group policy editor, look in the right side pane and locate the setting named “Add Search Internet Link to Start Menu”.
- Double click on the setting to open the options related this setting. A new window will open for this setting option. As the options appear in front of you, check the option for Enabled to activate the setting.
- After enabling the setting click “Apply” and the “OK ” to save the options.
That’s it, you are done adding the web search feature in Start Menu of Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise edition. Now whenever you wish to search for anything particular on internet, just press Start and type your keyword in search bar of Start menu. As soon as you hit enter, the default web browser will open with the search results for your query.