Windows 10: Cannot use search bar under start menu - please help!

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    Cannot use search bar under start menu - please help!


    Cannot use the search feature on my computer. Every time I click on the search window under the start tab, it just disappears and if I try clicking on the search icon magnifying glass it opens the search box for 1-2 seconds and then disappears.If I watch under the details tab on my task manager the file SearchHost.Exe will try to open and says "running" under status and then almost immediately opens another file directly above it with the same name but with the status of "suspended" and then both of the files disappear, it does this same process approximately 6 times before stopping and givi

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  2. Issues with accessing apps throuhg Start Menu and Search bar on windows10.

    Hi Indrik,



    I realize the inconvenience you are experiencing with Windows 10. I will certainly help you.



    This issue might occur if some system files is corrupt.



    To assist you better, please provided us the information below:

    • Are you getting any error message when you click on Start Menu?

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided in Microsoft Help Article about Start menu issues and also try to start Windows Search service. Check if it helps.



    Step 1: I recommend you to refer to the suggestion provided in the Microsoft Help Article and check if it helps.

    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana:

    Fix problems with the Start menu

    Step 2: I suggest you to try to start Windows Search services
    and check if it helps.

    1. Press Windows Key + R Key.

    2. Type "services.msc" without the quotes and click on it.

    3. Search for Windows Search.

    4. Double click on it and under Startup type, select
    Automatic.

    5. Then click on Start button.


    Note: If you are not able to change the Startup type, then continue starting the service by clicking on Start button.

    Please get back to us with an update on issue with using Start Menu and search bar, we will be happy to help.



    Thank you.
     
    Nyima Yonten, Aug 5, 2022 at 7:23 PM
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  3. Start Menu Search

    Hi,

    About your issue regarding the Start menu or Search, in order for us to assist you better. Please answer the question:

    • Were there any recent changes made to your system prior to the issue?

    In the meantime, we suggest you to check this link:
    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana
    . It contains troubleshooting steps prior to the issue.

    We'll look forward to your response.
     
    Phillip Pio, Aug 5, 2022 at 7:23 PM
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  4. Cannot use search bar under start menu - please help!

    quick search does not contains link inside start menu

    Hello,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.



    I request you to follow the below Suggestions:

    1. The Search bar in Widows 10 is more fast and easy. You can search your program by typing it in Search bar.

    2. You can use the exact interface of Start menu of Windows 8 in Windows 10. Follow the steps below.

    • Click Start menu and select "Settings".
    • Click on "Personalization" and select "Start".
    • Turn "Use Start full screen"
    I hope this helps you. If you have any further query in future, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you.



    Thank you.
     
    Amit(Kumar), Aug 5, 2022 at 7:23 PM
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