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dee Says: September 1st, 2015 at 7:51 pm The explorer file search does not work in 8.1. Jan 8, 2016 at 5:04 am MamaB saysMany thanks. I have seen it as low as 16,000KB and search wont respond in the start menu . Click Next. Check This Out

Thank you Oct 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm Comments are closed. The style I want is apparently default in Windows 10, I remember using that exact style in the beta. You should see the result immediately. Any new photos of the Start Menu in much more recent news articles or blogs look the way you have it now. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/there-is-no-search-option-anywhere-in-my-windows-7/52546450-8f58-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5

Windows 10 File Explorer Search Not Working

Can not find c:\Program Files\eclipse\eclipse.ini when searching C: for eclipse.ini. Let the system run a diagnostic and select a fix. And 8.1 is an absolute abortion hence why im trying to use 10.And what is happening now with edge cortana and windows update?

  • Unfortunately, the search function doesn't always find files that are right there on your hard drive.
  • I guess it is at a least more positive article. (After the recent ones I was expecting "a how to disable your search one") -1 8 months ago Reply RohanRonQM I
  • Thomas Brown Says: March 16th, 2015 at 4:17 am Avram, Windows 8.1 Search from File Explorer does not search, e.g., D:\user\Avram\Documents if the Location attribute of C:\user\Avram\Documents is D:\user\Avram\Documents, even D:\user\Avram\Documents
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  • Guest November 9, 2015 at 2:26 am # thanks :D SixtyNine November 26, 2015 at 8:12 am # Thank You.
  • Start is back is 3.00 here:http://startisback.com/But Classic Shell is free here:http://www.classicshell.net/ Petru Tiglar-1386392Aug 11, 2015, 7:48 AM darkbreeze said: Use Classic Shell or Start is back to return the start menu

Thank you… May 26, 2016 at 8:30 am Jon saysOption 4 fixed my search but then trashed all the other windows programs (email, the store, etc). Tony G Says: May 2nd, 2016 at 9:25 pm This is superb information but for some reason, my Windows search is as hopeless as ever. Click Automatic (Delayed Start) or Automatic depending on your preference. Windows 10 Reinstall Cortana I've been trying to figure this out for 2 months.

In Windows 10 this is (apparently) done by Ctrl+Shift+Right-click on an empty part of the taskbar and clicking "Exit Explorer". Cortana Process Not Running Put this in an .cmd file and it will run when you double click it.tskill searchUIIt may need to be ran several time tills SearchUI.exe fully loads. If I create a new test user account, it has the same problem. http://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-taskbar-search-not-working-windows-10 Browse other questions tagged windows search windows-10 or ask your own question.

Apr 15, 2016 at 4:07 am Erick Garcia saysWorked! Windows Search Troubleshooter In my case it wasn't active because my Windows is in English but my Location settings were for Brazil. Good luck! To be specific, as stated above in a couple posts, i could find default pre-installed applications but not anything new, eg.

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Everything else works just fine. Thank you! –Jeff Lewis Jun 2 '16 at 0:44 This also fixes an issue where it says "These results may be incomplete" (and never completes even though the indexing Windows 10 File Explorer Search Not Working See if these instructions help.http://www.1fixcomputermedic.com/tech_tips/windows-10-start-menu-not-working/ Apr 29, 2016 at 1:51 pm Ron Decker saysThank youuuuuuu My problem was that my search service wasn't running Apr 30, 2016 at 4:19 am Dan Windows 10 Search Not Finding Programs grep) know when it is run as part of glob expansion?

I wish I knew about superuser.com/a/963621/210811 before all this nonsense. –Zediiiii Nov 16 '15 at 17:48 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Old thread, no idea if this will http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/windows-10-file-explorer-keeps-crashing.html My solution for this was to go to Indexing Options, chose Advanced, then choose to Rebuild the index. Reply Doug Heestand October 23, 2015 at 3:23 pm # This worked great for me! This should sort it. Windows 10 Rebuild Index

Interestingly enough, search works just fine on a second PC with Windows 10.Search is powered by Cortana in Windows 10. When I pull up my start menu and hover or click my mouse on the Power option, there isn't a menu of option showing "Shut down" "Restart" "Sleep". Any suggestions? http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/file-explorer-settings-windows-10.html Apr 24, 2016 at 3:50 am Richard Metting saysI had this issue with a customers computer.

Expanded instructions for bringing back your taskbar at superuser.com/a/313998/197108 –Noumenon Sep 5 '15 at 19:29 2 This worked for me, but can I just point out how bizarre it is Cortana Search Not Working dont let it happen. asked 1 year ago viewed 162398 times active 2 days ago Upcoming Events 2017 Community Moderator Election ends Mar 28 Linked 6 Windows 10 Search in apps behaves weird 0 Taskbar

Thanksp.s: Since I had no Cortana running as such in Task Manager, I killed 'Search' app instead,as in Properties of 'Search' you find 'Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_...' and it did the same ..means 'got

Using Group Policy Editor You can also open Group Policy Editor and navigate to: User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu & Taskbar > Remove Search link from Start Menu Check Windows Search ServiceThe other reason why your start menu search may not be working is because the Windows Search service is not running. There is chance that this will not work for you if you did upgrade instead of clean install of Windows 10. Incorrect Permissions On Windows Search Directories Daily update Weekly update SubscribeLearn something new today!

Fastest way to check whether a value exists more often than X in a python list Scared of money being "locked away" in retirement accounts Does the US government advocate drinking My users keep naming things with special characters to thwart alphabetization How well could a dog pick out the scent of a single person in a pool of carnage? I am also using one of the comment as another answer in case that didn't work for you. http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/windows-10-file-explorer-closing-by-itself.html Manitius saysNo, the 4 ways that you suggest to correct the problem - none have worked.

Sometimes restarting doesn't even resolve it...I just leave it and notice it's back to working after a few restarts. 0 7 months ago Reply kmst People really don't like it when A bit ironic you have to turn off the built in personal assistant in order to do a basic search. :) Reply Grandma December 11, 2015 at 3:05 pm # Finally The search results don't do anything when tapped. 0 7 months ago Reply Willem Evenhuis useful tips. Troubleshooter will detect any problems.

so how do i fix the fix for the fix for the fix ....Hence another page here full of bog standard tips that are listed elsewhere and still no answer for For bing I have to workaround by opening edge every time. Why does everything with windows have to be so fucking inconvenient now. solved Windows 10 Start Menu Icons Greyed Out and Unmovable Bug solved Windows 10 Start Menu Problem solved Windows 10 Aniversary Update Start menu issue!!

That worked for me. This and inability to show more than 12 items in the Taskbar and Start Menu jumplists are my two biggest gripes with Windows 10, and both relate to Taskbar limitations that Do you know of a way to permanently fix this ? Delete this registry key.

Just reinstall cortana. PS. It has an unusual screen resolution of 1366 x 768. This is what finally worked for me.

share|improve this answer answered Nov 13 '15 at 22:22 Zediiiii 214 Note, my search functions worked correctly with Cortana disabled via GPE after this process.