Windows 10: Can't type in some of Windows Search boxes.

Discus and support Can't type in some of Windows Search boxes. in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; So I've been having a problem where I can't type in certain search boxes.For example the one on the side of the Start menu or in the definitions menu... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by TaticPT, May 26, 2021.

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    Can't type in some of Windows Search boxes.


    So I've been having a problem where I can't type in certain search boxes.For example the one on the side of the Start menu or in the definitions menu and many others images for the examples.I did the "Index and search" troubleshoot and it told me that it was not working, then it told me it fixed it but it didn't.https://gyazo.com/ba86cb384506aad61de668ef40d391fdhttps://gyazo.com/cfa8226a63a2a8f816242163cbc16a1aAny idea of what to do?

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    TaticPT, May 26, 2021
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    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I appreciate your interest in Windows 10.We sincerely regret for the inconvenience caused.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if are able to find search box.


    • Right click on the task bar.

    • Go to Cortana.

    • Click on show search box.
    Now check if you are able to find search box.

    Please let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Divya Murugan, May 26, 2021
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  3. Cortana search box - type request

    Since I got a Win 10 update a few days ago, Cortana has been hard to deal with :>). She will take requests verbally but if it try to type something into her search box, as soon as I enter a letter, a white box appears as though some suggestions will be
    listed (as it did before the update) and then all of a sudden it disappears and I am back to the original Cortana window. Any ideas? I did set up other admin user and Cortana will allow that user to type into the box and she will immediately start a list
    of suggestions. Also I tried "method 1 and 2 that required changes to the registry.
     
    Richardsymms, May 26, 2021
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  4. Can't type in some of Windows Search boxes.

    Can't type in Cortana search box

    Hi Brendon,

    Is you keyboard working normally on other apps such as Notepad? If not, run the built in troubleshooter for your keyboard. Here are the steps:

    • Type Troubleshoot in the Search box and press
      Enter.
    • Look for and run the Keyboard troubleshooter.
    • Follow the onscreen instructions.
    In the mean time, we suggest that you refer to the link below for actions that you can perform to troubleshoot issues with the Start menu or Cortana:

    Troubleshoot problems with the Start menu or Cortana.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rolando Vil, May 26, 2021
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