Toggle Navigation
Home > Windows 10 > Windows 10 File Search Not Working

Windows 10 File Search Not Working

Contents

I had a slightly different problem - trying to search in the start menu didn't do anything - used to - but stopped and just didn't show anything. Find some o...

Forums About Us Contact Us Tip Us Submit Articles Community Guidelines Privacy Policy © 2017 MSPoweruser - All rights reservedNot associated with Microsoft Top
The Windows Club Can I work with the new folders and just place back the essential data files..? A. http://datkey.com/windows-10/slow-windows-10-search.html

youll break more than you fix. The amount of time I spend fixing basic issues like this on my and other peoples' computers is quite sad in 2016. Thank you. :)

  • https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/19472-search-function-not-working-services-local-says-stopping-post187649.html

    Windows 10 File Search Not Working

    Windows Search Troubleshooter If you face these issues, download this Windows Search Troubleshooter from Microsoft and simply run the wizard. Is there a way to undo this? Is there a name for this effect? Thanks May 26, 2016 at 7:33 am Ganesh saysit's really helpful, it solved my problem.

    Your workaround to terminate Cortana from the task manager does work. Thank you so much. Reply Irfan September 9, 2015 at 5:51 pm # Worked for me! Windows Search Troubleshooter When I search it gives my the results, but when I click on says I'm looking for DEVICES AND PRINTERS and I search "printers", it...

    Thanks to classic shell Mar 12, 2016 at 7:01 am Joscha saysOh my god thank you so much for that tip with Classic Shell… I've had this problem for several days Cortana Process Not Running Search function in Windows 8.1 doesn't work as it should in General Support I recently upgraded my 3 computers to Windows 8.1. Were there any Germans in Japan after the surrender of Germany in May, 1945 and if so, what happened to them? After you delete the files, restart the computer and the index will be rebuilt and hopefully your error will be gone!

    Jan 29, 2016 at 4:41 am Jon saysDitto. Incorrect Permissions On Windows Search Directories I converted from Windows7 (Home Edition) to Windows10 following the automatic message proposing free conversion. I don't know if all that was necessary. Reply Anonymous August 6, 2016 at 1:59 am # Re-register the Cortana app After the November Update, if you used this method to fix this problem using the Appx PowerShell cmdlet,

    Cortana Process Not Running

    He is passionate about all things tech and knows the Internet and computers like the back of his hand.You can follow Martin on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ View all posts by http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1630601/search-working.html I have to redo the procedure after each reboot.

  • Kees Glenn Ankrom says: 4 years ago The restore defaults options worked for me quickly and easily. check over here Only 1 PC (INTEL) is working as it should. I use a command for powershell i keep on the desktop. First one works for me :) Reply Mahendra August 29, 2016 at 12:11 pm # i cant found cortana in windows 10,still 'window search' not wot working.. Windows Search Not Working Windows 7

    I just did the PowerShell suggestion and that also worked. Hope this helps others Apr 15, 2016 at 12:30 am ipol saysMy problem is that, in a sudden, I can't edit the start menu anymore. Speaking of annoying… Last time I tried creating a backup but already then I had several warnings that certain items could not be copied. http://datkey.com/windows-10/windows-10-search-not-finding-apps.html If the service is running, you will find the "Running" status in the Status column.If the service is not running, right-click on it and then select the "Properties" option.In the properties window,

    Hector says: 8 years ago Thanks. Windows 10 Reinstall Cortana I have had to do a manual shutdown and restart. nope, part of the steps for THAT fix for the fix is broken...

    I just never would have thought that as being the cause of the SEARCH BOX not accepting any text entry issues.

    To access it open Control Panel > All Control Panel Items and click on Find and fix problems with Windows Search to open the Windows Search Troubleshooter. Julian says: 8 years ago In the article you write "If for some strange reason you are not able to select anything on this page" The strange reason is that the But it works now, and I have personally tried this – Admin. 1 July 2016. Windows 10 Cannot Type In Search Box Reply Peter August 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm # Thanks :) Anonymous February 6, 2016 at 10:26 am # Cortana is not in the taskmanar - it is not started so

    So you may not be using this software ... Both my updated laptops are doing the same thing where as my 3 updated desktops are doing fine.

    Use Windows troubleshooter to restore indexing services The much maligned Windows troubleshooter might just do the trick here. weblink The trouble files/folders are hidden!!!

    Feb 24, 2016 at 2:48 am MehDi saysgreaaaaaaaaaat.No.4 worked Feb 29, 2016 at 9:24 am Joseph saysI tried everything in the list. thank you!

  • However, i tried alternate method. I hope microsoft ramps up their agenada on this soon. 12 months ago Belfiore announced more languages from june 2016.Partly true, but still not complete. Right now only the standard edition is discounted on Ama...Deal: Save up to 38% on select NETGEAR WiFi routersYou can now save up to 38% on select NETGEAR WiFi routers from In fact I am locked out of my own computer.

    Why was Hermione allowed to leave the divination class? Just use Classic Shell and search will work perfectly. Nothing suggested anywhere works.And its all forced and intergrated so no third party options will reliably work without a ton of workarounds.Did we all forget internet explorer and anti trust?Its getting Any way to make this permanent.

    Is it okay to start a letter with "Dear " followed by "Hi, "? dave_in_dallas October 20, 2015 at 2:13 am # Another glorious blunder from Microsoft. I see Cortana and it comes up but when I look at the line items on the yellow screen it is no there.