Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

 
Metered Connection on Windows 8.1 saves internet data on PC. Actually it disables multiple applications running unnecessarily in the background. Besides Metered connection customize Windows 8.1 PC to prepare for lowest data consumption. But the problem arises when you search anything on you PC and find result from PC as well as the web. As result, at one side more data is consumed and at the other side it is troublesome to find the real result. We can remove these results through 2 ways. First through Changing PC Settings and second through the customization of Group Policy Editor. We are presenting here to Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1.

 

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Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

  • First Method

Through changing PC Settings you can remove search results:

1. On the Desktop, hit Windows Key + I and then click on Change PC Settings at the bottom part of the Settings charm bar.

Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

2. Now you can press Search and apps which is located at the left pane in the PC settings. Then tap on Search to reach here.

Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

3. By scrolling down, you can see Metered connections setting in the right pane. You have to move slider left or Off against the option Get search suggestions and web results from Bing over metered connections to avoid the search results over Metered Connections from Bing search engine. You will observe the changes when you reboot your PC or system.

  • Second Method

You can also use the Group Policy to avoid the web results over Metered Connections by following way.

1. Open run dialog box by pressing Windows Key + R at same time. Write the gpedit.msc in that box and tap Enter button to open the Local Group Policy Editor.

run dialog box

2. In the left pane,  you can manage as

Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Search

Remove Search Results from Web Over Metered Connections on Windows 8.1

3. Watch for the next setting named Don’t search the web or display web results in Search over metered connections in the right pane as shown in above window and then create double click on this setting to get this:

remove web search result

4. For the above shown window, choose Enabled option to select Apply and then press OK button. After performing these steps ,you will be surely able to avoid the web integration in search results over Metered Connections in your Windows 8.1. Again reboot your system to observe the final changes and also close the Local Group Policy Editor.

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