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How to make a search scope as default item displayed in searchbox dropdownsplayed in searchbox dropdown?

I have dropdown box placed next to Logo and this currently shows scope to search people . Other options are All sites, xyz site.

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  1. Go to "Site Settings" in Site Collection Administration section
  2. Click on "Search Settings"
  3. Click on "Display Groups"
  4. Click on "Search Drop Down"
  5. Configure as Required and save settings
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Thanks for the answer.I wasn't able to use this setting because I didn't have enough permission. I was only able to view the search scope setting and not able to make any change. Sorted out now with help of our Admin here. –  Abhi Jun 13 '11 at 14:51

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