How to disable the search service message in Outlook 2016 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    We have Outlook 2016 running on xen desktop environment with exchange 2013.

    We would like to the disable windows search service on the Citrix servers as it we do not require it. When windows search is disable clicking in the search box in Outlook 2016 will present a message/warning saying the search service isnt running.

    Is there a way to disable this message from appearing so that when we do turn off search users won't notice.


    Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:53 AM

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  • Hi,

    How did you disable the Windows search service in Citrix servers? Did you disable the Windows Desktop Search 4.0 or above system component? Could you please provide a screenshot about this warning message?

    Generally, we can use the following Group Policy setting to prevent a dialog box from being shown when the Windows Desktop Search 4.0 or above system component is not present on the user's computer:

    Go to User Configuration | Administrative Templates | Microsoft Outlook 2016 | Outlook Options | Preferences | Search Options. Enable the setting "Prevent installation prompts when Windows Desktop Search component is not present". Update the group policy setting to apply it.


    Winnie Liang

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    Friday, February 17, 2017 8:14 AM