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[-] foofiepie@lemmy.world 31 points 1 week ago

Ads aside, I see they’re making the terrible mistake Apple Music made by blurring the distinction between your own content, and promoted content.

[-] CluckN@lemmy.world 29 points 1 week ago

If you’re searching for files I recommend Eveything.

[-] RecluseRamble@lemmy.dbzer0.com 8 points 1 week ago

It's exclusively a local tool, isn't it? You can index a network share but the index still is local and has to be done for each user, right?

Looking for a simple (preferably FOSS) tool to index file shares for a handful of users at their own PCs.

[-] brbposting@sh.itjust.works 2 points 1 week ago

Fabulous, I miss it on MacOS

[-] brygphilomena@lemmy.world 26 points 1 week ago

There is a reg key to add that disables bing search.

What I fucking hate, is that I exclusively use the start menu to start apps I've installed, but typing in the name of an app doesn't show the installed app at all, just fucking ads. They literally took away the only functionality of the start menu unless I do a very intuitive method of reverting it.

[-] skuzz@discuss.tchncs.de 8 points 1 week ago

There is a reg key to add that disables bing search.

Ooh, do share with the class!

[-] syrooks@infosec.pub 25 points 1 week ago
[-] skuzz@discuss.tchncs.de 14 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

Ha, what a delightful way to share! Figured it would be easy enough to Internet search, but this way, others reading the thread will be more inclined to enable it when it is just right in the conversation.

Edit: Holy crap, this finally got rid of the weird start menu lag where it used to be "hit win key, type fir, launch firefox" to "hit win key....start menu freezes with no typing, a second modal window floats above it, sometimes in arbitrary locations on the screen (likely because I told Edge to not run in the background ever so it always cold-starts) then "fir" appears there, or sometimes "ir" or sometimes "r" or sometimes nothing." Just to run a program.

[-] syrooks@infosec.pub 2 points 1 week ago

I saw this meme and saved it in my notes for later. It seemed the easiest way to share

[-] criticon@lemmy.ca 21 points 1 week ago

If it opened on the default browser it would be several times less infuriating, but clicking on anything by mistake and then waiting for Edge to open with all the prompts because you never use it makes me furious

[-] barsquid@lemmy.world 7 points 1 week ago

No wonder people are jumping through hoops to delete Edge. Condolences, that's a lot of bullshit on a machine you own.

[-] ptz 20 points 1 week ago

Thank gods I'm able to use Linux for my work PC. Group policy and enterprise config can only hide so much of Windows's BS.

[-] JackGreenEarth@lemm.ee 8 points 1 week ago

Is that the Windows 11 search menu?

[-] gedaliyah@lemmy.world 10 points 1 week ago

This is the start menu when you type a search.

[-] JackGreenEarth@lemm.ee 7 points 1 week ago

So, like, the search button on the taskbar?

[-] gedaliyah@lemmy.world 10 points 1 week ago

No, the start menu. This is what happens when you click the windows start menu now.

i only search for programs on that, am switching to linux as soon as i get a usb stick because of bitlocker crap. (insert mental outlaw video)

this post was submitted on 15 May 2024
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