Set large or small icon view in desktop search results

Enabling this policy allows you to specify whether you want large icon or small icon view for your Desktop Search results. The two options are:

- Large Icon
- Small Icon.

If you have disabled the preview pane because your organization does not support Office XP or above, you should enforce the large icon view so that users can see snippets related to their desktop search query.

When this policy is disabled or not configured, the default is small icon view.

Supported on: Microsoft Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 with Windows Search version 3.01 or later
Set Large or Small Icon View in Desktop Search Results


  1. Large Icon
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search
    Value NameSearchResultIconSize
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Small Icon
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search
    Value NameSearchResultIconSize
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1


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