Windows 10: File explorer not letting me search

Discus and support File explorer not letting me search in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hey so basically the issue is every time i try to search, ill go to click the search bar, the cursor does change to the the cursor when you go to type,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by bryshaw1, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. bryshaw1 Win User

    File explorer not letting me search


    Hey so basically the issue is every time i try to search, ill go to click the search bar, the cursor does change to the the cursor when you go to type, but when i click nothing happens

    im really stressed out over this please help.

    :)
     
    bryshaw1, Oct 6, 2020
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  2. File Explorer Search Not Working


    I am trying to search in File Explorer (Windows Explorer, My Computer) and it will not find anything. I can copy text from a name in the list and paste it in the search box and it still finds nothing. I have looked at the suggestions that have been posted and nothing I find that is relative to this works. Anyone have any suggestions? I am running Win 10 Pro on an I3 coustom desktop computer.
     
    Maestro2711, Oct 6, 2020
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  3. setting default view for Winodws Explorer Search Reasults

    Thank you for the detailed response. To change the search result's view from content to list, we suggest following the steps below:

    • Open the File Explorer and try to search for files.
    • In the toolbar, open the View tab and click List
      to change the view.
    • Once changed, close the File Explorer.
    • Open the File Explorer again and try to search to see if the setting has been retained.

    After performing the steps above, reply back to us so we can provide additional help.
     
    Jennifer Cha, Oct 6, 2020
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  4. File explorer not letting me search

    Windows 10 File Explorer search tool not working

    I have tried all the above steps but I am unable to find and search a file with email address as search key.

    Please help.

    Regards

    Dr. Saleem Siddiqi
     
    Dr Saleem Siddiqi, Oct 6, 2020
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