Windows 10: Cortana and search will not work. I tried all the solutions.

Discus and support Cortana and search will not work. I tried all the solutions. in Cortana to solve the problem; I tried many things to restore it, for example all the power-shell options, rebuilding it, everything in Task manager, troubleshoot, etc etc. I even... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by BashirIV, Apr 23, 2020.

  1. BashirIV Win User

    Cortana and search will not work. I tried all the solutions.


    I tried many things to restore it, for example all the power-shell options, rebuilding it, everything in Task manager, troubleshoot, etc etc. I even factory reset my laptop,it will not work. When i press search or cortana, it appears briefly in the task manager, but it will not let me end task and it dissapears very shortly after, it only stays about a second. I am unable to find widows search or cortana in regedit, even though i am checking the right places, they may be deleted. Help? This is very frusterating. This happened after i visited the BIOS, maybe i messed something up there.

    :)
     
    BashirIV, Apr 23, 2020
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  2. janeoct22 Win User

    Cortana search not working AT ALL

    Cortana has not worked since I took the laptop out of the box. There were no changes made to the PC. I will try creating a new admin account as suggested by the link above and will let you know if that still does not work. I have tried all of the other
    steps listed in that article.
     
    janeoct22, Apr 23, 2020
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  3. Try0x101 Win User
    Cortana search filter list

    I have a lot of space for display content in Cortana search list, and 80% of it not used because Cortana sorting items by types.
    How disable all filters and make visible all suggested content?


    Cortana and search will not work. I tried all the solutions. [​IMG]
     
    Try0x101, Apr 23, 2020
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  4. mfw884 Win User

    Cortana and search will not work. I tried all the solutions.

    Cortana and Search Box no longer working after windows refresh

    Hi Nachappa,

    Thanks for your quick response. To answer your questions:

    • Per your suggestion, I tried Safe Mode. The problems still existed in Safe Mode. As a side note - I realized in the process that my power button has disappeared from the sign in screen, so I had to activate Safe Mode from Settings. Not sure if that is
      related to the Cortana issue or not.
    • I ran sfc/scannow. It came back that there were some corrupted files, but they could not be fixed. I restarted the computer, and the search bar/Cortana still wouldn't work.
    • I ran all three Dism prompts and they all came back as having successfully completed. I restarted the computer, and the search bar/Cortana still wouldn't work.
    What would you suggest as a next step?

    Thanks,

    Maria
     
    mfw884, Apr 23, 2020
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