In Windows 10, this setting and other HelpAndSupport settings are deprecated because the Help component that they impact is being retired. Existing information in this topic is provided for reference only.
For more information on how OEMs can include their customer support contact information in the Contact Support App or Support Web page, see OEMInformation.
SearchContent specifies whether the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or organization has provided offline Help content that Help and Support must return in search results.
When an end user performs a search in Help and Support, Windows searches for the OEM's offline Help content.
When a user performs a search in Help and Support, Windows searches for matching Help content in offline Help files that the OEM provides.
When a user performs a search in Help and Support, Windows searches for Help content only in the data store for Windows Help files.
This is the default value.
Valid Configuration Passes
For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-HelpAndSupport.
The following example shows how to configure Windows to perform Help and Support searches from both Windows and offline Help files that the OEM or organization provides when the computer is offline.