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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Some searches against Indexing Service may fail when you use a language-specific word breaker; however, you can use the Neutral word breaker to work around this issue. This "More Information" section of this article explains how to remove the language-specific word breaker so that the Neutral word breaker is used.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To remove all word breakers except the Neutral word breaker, follow these steps: