Windows 10: My search bar freezes when I type in it

Discus and support My search bar freezes when I type in it in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi :) I navigate my computer by pressing the Windows key and then typing to search. Lately I've been experiencing issues, that it won't register that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Browniee, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Browniee Win User

    My search bar freezes when I type in it


    Hi My search bar freezes when I type in it :)

    I navigate my computer by pressing the Windows key and then typing to search. Lately I've been experiencing issues, that it won't register that I'm typing, and/or it freezes when I type and I have to restart "Windows Explorer" Through the task manager.

    Additionally, if I open a "Settings" window, and then type in the search bar, it instantly crashes.

    I have run both Windows Defender and Malwarebytes, with nothing coming up.
    I have run the troubleshooter for "Search and indexing" with no problems being found.
    I have restarted multiple times, and I am aware of the option to reset my PC, but I would prefer to avoid it.

    Thank you My search bar freezes when I type in it :)

    :)
     
    Browniee, Oct 7, 2018
    #1
  2. John Ado Win User
    John Ado, Oct 7, 2018
    #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, Oct 7, 2018
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  4. fussybob Win User

    My search bar freezes when I type in it

    IE11 Google Toolbar no auto search suggestions, no search history?


    Since the last Win 10 update my Google Toolbar won't list any search suggestions as I type and there is no search history listed. The Google tool bar will allow a search, but after a few searches no search history shows and no "clear search" button is listed either.

    I have turnd on "Suggest searches as you type", and "store search histroy on my computer" in the Google Toolbar options.

    Any suggestions to fix this?
     
    fussybob, Oct 7, 2018
    #4
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