Windows 10: Can't type in windows settings and search box

Discus and support Can't type in windows settings and search box in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; So I've noticed that I couldn't type anything in the windows search box and windows settings at all. I also can't seem to switch typing language, as... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Talnay, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. /u/Talnay Win User

    Can't type in windows settings and search box


    So I've noticed that I couldn't type anything in the windows search box and windows settings at all. I also can't seem to switch typing language, as the button for it is no longer there.

    I've tried restore health and Scannow. It found and fix corrupt files but didn't solve the issue.

    Also tried some cmd to fix the missing language bar issue, but none of theme worked.

    To clarify, I can type just fine in any other app(chrome and txt), but not in settings and search box. Also can't type in any other language other than English. The button to swap typing languages is missing.

    Help please, and thank you!

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    /u/Talnay, Oct 17, 2020
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  4. Can't type in windows settings and search box

    search box

    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, Oct 17, 2020
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