Reply Kris July 25, 2016 at 8:15 pm # Got this problem, and I'm not using that cortana feature, because my country is not supported, tried troubleshooting, it said "No problem Reply Testuser August 25, 2015 at 7:11 pm # The process SearchUI.exe is linked with Cortana, even if you aren't using it. Sounds like a bug to me. Reply Anonymous April 22, 2016 at 3:54 am # Cool, thanks so much , working fine 100%. this contact form
i solved this issue. Merely installed win10, installed a few programs and then got that happening to me. I followed the guide from ghacks (thank you by the way for that thorough guide) Reply peter August 25, 2015 at 1:32 pm # Hi Martin "Even if you disable Cortana's But then Windows doesnt like how it operates so - 'try this' - nope 'try this' nope - 'try this' oh lets check that out... http://www.ghacks.net/2015/08/25/fix-search-not-working-in-windows-10/
Windows 10 Search Bar Doesn't Work
Reply Testuser August 25, 2015 at 7:11 pm # The process SearchUI.exe is linked with Cortana, even if you aren't using it. Restart Your SystemObviously, if anything is not working in your system as it should, the first thing to do is restart your system. Merge Failure : error 0x80070003 : Cannot register the Microsoft.WindowsStore_2015.10.13.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe package because there was a merge failure with the following file: C:Program FilesWindowsAppsMicrosoft.WindowsStore_2015.10.13.0_neutral_split.scale-100_8wekyb3d8bbweresources.pri NOTE: For additional information, look for [ActivityId] 54fadd24-1cb5-0004-8c20-fb54b51cd201
Reply Hugh August 26, 2015 at 4:09 pm # Thanks, good tip.
Unfortunatelly - to back to Windows7 is too late.
Anonymous October 12, 2015 at 6:44 am # Thanks!
After excluding several folders and disks and rebuilding the search index it keeps working as expected.
Reply Kristijan September 30, 2015 at 11:01 am # Dont working :( Reply Peter October 2, 2015 at 4:36 pm # Perfect solution, thank you.
Apr 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm Fran saysI have yet another quirk - after upgrading, Windows 10 menu, search and action center stopped working.
If I can't "win the game" in multiplayer, do my opponents still lose?
Created by Anand Khanse. I have to manually find the program. Then I find "Cortana" in Task Manager and kill it. Windows Search Not Working Windows 7 Windows Search is disabled by default, in Windows 10. –ironywrit Aug 10 '15 at 23:13 2 This was precisely the issue for me too, on a fresh Windows 10 install.
Type powershell and select the Create this task with administrative privileges check box and click OK to open a PowerShell prompt. Windows Search Troubleshooter Reply Kent September 21, 2015 at 7:20 pm # Killing service worked for me...but WHY? (that is not a technical WHY but a WHY did they do it this way?) I To be specific, as stated above in a couple posts, i could find default pre-installed applications but not anything new, eg. More Help Drag and drop does no longer work.
Typing in "This PC" nor anything else doesn't give any search results, just and option "Search my stuff" which doesn't either give anything useful. Windows 10 Cannot Type In Search Box Killing Cortana worked for me. Hopefully they will release a patch soon to fix all of these bugs. That's all it takes to get the search window working.
Windows Search Troubleshooter
Aug 31, 2016 at 11:48 pm Rain saysThis took care of it! http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cortana-taskbar-search-not-working-in-windows-10 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Celmor 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)It worked before running my script that installs some programs although I did not link it to my microsoft account yet so cortana asked Windows 10 Search Bar Doesn't Work Reply Anonymous February 9, 2016 at 9:30 am # Problem resolved. Windows 10 Search Not Finding Programs At the bottom there is Troubleshoot search and indexing.
Some updates failed due to having a more recent version already installed, but oh well, it worked and that is the most important.
There you find an option to turn Cortana off. I have grown to like the search bar and I am lost without it. Decided to write an article on it to help others get the start menu back. navigate here This lasts longer than one reboot simply because the problem doesn't crop up on every reboot for me, only occasionally once I turned off Cortana with its on/off switch. –Noumenon Oct
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 Windows 10 Cortana Troubleshooter at least before you could cut out the sus bits but theyre being baked further and further in now.... You might have to scroll down a bit to find it.
I found this thread via google search anyway.
Can't wait for the answer.. –xstnc Jul 30 '15 at 14:55 @xstnc I posted my own answer (Can't accept it now) that I figured by reading posts regarding similar Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I can't even find applications like "Calculator", "Microsoft Word" or any other. Incorrect Permissions On Windows Search Directories When I press "Start" and start to type application name it never finds it.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]jdudesign 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(0 children)I tried this but search still did not work. First I tried the methods descibed on this post which sometimes worked ... Skip to content Search Sign In My FavoritesSign up or login to view your favorites! his comment is here End Cortana's process Ending Cortana's process in Task Manager might just do the trick.
Reply Matthias November 2, 2015 at 11:28 pm # The same error too :-( Rob Wood November 6, 2015 at 11:17 pm # Both the search button and the start button permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Fingleberries -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago(1 child)Can you check your language / regional settings? This are my indexing options. Subreddit rules Promoted Subreddits Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Team communication service subreddit.
No referral/affiliate-links. Thanks! No need to create a new account.Quite simply, for anyone trying this fix (and I recommend it), Locate this file below "C:UsersBrianAppDataLocalMicrosoftWindowsUsrClass.dat"Change it to UsrClass.old.dat, then Restart your computer.On restart, windows