Windows 10: Can't type anything in the Windows search bar

Discus and support Can't type anything in the Windows search bar in Cortana to solve the problem; For some reason, I'm not able to type anything in the Windows search bar. It either gets stuck whilst typing, or it just crashes. I've done the... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by WitMeister, Feb 8, 2021.

  1. Can't type anything in the Windows search bar


    For some reason, I'm not able to type anything in the Windows search bar. It either gets stuck whilst typing, or it just crashes.



    I've done the Windows troubleshooting for Search and Indexing, but unfortunately, that didn't help at all.



    Could anyone please guide me with what to do? Any help would be much appreciated.



    Cheers!

    :)
     
    WitMeister, Feb 8, 2021
    #1
  2. John Ado Win User
    John Ado, Feb 8, 2021
    #2
  3. Jay Jap Win User
    Search bar stuck while trying to type in the search bar

    Hello DhananjayaSwain,

    We would like to know more information regarding your concern so that we will know why the search bar is not working. Have you recently made any changes/updates prior to this issue?

    Did you run the troubleshooter to rebuild the indexing? If not, I would suggest that you run the troubleshooter to fix common indexing issue. You can run the troubleshooter by performing these steps:

    • Press the Windows key on your keyboard and type
      Troubleshoot.
    • Choose Troubleshoot in the results.
    • Under Find and fix other problems highlight
      Search and Indexing then click Run the troubleshooter.

    Let us know how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    Jay Jap, Feb 8, 2021
    #3
  4. Can't type anything in the Windows search bar

    Trouble with search bar (won´t find data)

    Hi Jan,

    I Would suggest you follow the steps below and see if it helps:

    Step 1: On the Search bar type “cmd”. Right Click on the Command Prompt option and select Run as Administrator. (If prompted for a password, type the password and click Allow)

    Step 2: DISM TOOL

    • Type Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
      and click Enter.
    • Type Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
      and click Enter.
    • Type Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
      and click Enter.
    For more information about DISM click on the link below:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947821

    Hope this helps. Please reply if you have further related issues.

    Regards,
     
    Jesinta Rozario, Feb 8, 2021
    #4
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