Windows 10: Can't do web search in Windows 10 search button. Tells to open browser

Discus and support Can't do web search in Windows 10 search button. Tells to open browser in Cortana to solve the problem; Hello I really liked this feature of searching. But now it always shows to open the browser instead of showing results here. How can I set it to show... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by amirshehzad2, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. Can't do web search in Windows 10 search button. Tells to open browser


    Hello I really liked this feature of searching. But now it always shows to open the browser instead of showing results here.

    How can I set it to show results here?


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    :)
     
    amirshehzad2, Jan 11, 2020
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  2. Links will not open on Windows 10 and search button not getting displayed on the taskbar.

    Hi Patsy,



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



    This issue might occur if search box is disable from taskbar and also there is change in browser settings.



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

    • Which browser are you using on the computer?
    • Are you getting any error message while browsing the web pages?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below to enable search bar and also check the web pages issues in the Internet Explorer. Check if it helps.



    Step 1: I recommend you to enable the Search bar.

    1. Right click on Taskbar.

    2. Then click on Cortana option.

    3. Select Show Search box.

    4. Check if it helps.

    Step 2: Also try to check the issue with Internet Explorer and access the website through it.

    1. Click on Search bar.

    2. Then type “Internet Explorer” without the quotes on Search bar and click on it.



    Please get back to us with an update on issue with using Search bar and also opening links in the browser, we will be happy to help.



    Thank you.
     
    Nyima Yonten, Jan 11, 2020
    #2
  3. Joe Men Win User
    Lumia search button

    Hello,
    w10mlumia640
    .

    Thank you for posting your query to Microsoft Community. I understand that you would like to suggest some features to the Windows 10 Mobile Operating System, and you would also like to change the default search engine of the Edge browser.

    You can submit your feature requests using the
    Feedback Hub
    app. Help us make Windows better by submitting your feedback about Windows and apps by sharing your suggestions or concerns.

    To change the default search engine of the Edge browser, follow the steps below:

    • Launch the Edge browser.
    • Tap on the ellipsis button (...) to open the context menu.
    • Tap on Settings.
    • Tap on the View advance settings button.
    • Tap on the Change search engine button.
    Hope this helps.

    Feel free to post back if you need further assistance.

    Mark this post helpful if this answers your query.
     
    Joe Men, Jan 11, 2020
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  4. Anne Ros Win User

    Can't do web search in Windows 10 search button. Tells to open browser

    Turn Off Web Search Results When Searching My Computer

    Hi,

    If you are pertaining to the Cortana search web results, you can disable it and improve local search results. Follow the steps below to disable web results:

    • Click the search bar.
    • Select the Notebook icon on the left pane of the search bar.
    • From the options, select Settings. (Note: On the later versions of Windows, the Settings button might be outside the Notebook icon.)
    • On the Settings, toggle the Cortana gives me suggestions, ideas, reminders, alerts and more option to
      Off.
    • On the lower part, turn off the Search online and included web results option as well.

    See the image as reference to the above steps:


    Can't do web search in Windows 10 search button. Tells to open browser 7c9e0858-2114-462b-b171-63b6e7d3089d.jpg


    After doing the steps, try using search again and see if the web results will now disappear.

    Should you need further assistance, feel free to post your query anytime.
     
    Anne Ros, Jan 11, 2020
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