Windows 10: Search bar issues

Discus and support Search bar issues in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hi, I have been encountering issues with the search bar in Windows. I type in a query or some words to search it on the web but it does not display... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by somepcnerd01, Apr 30, 2019.

  1. Search bar issues


    Hi,

    I have been encountering issues with the search bar in Windows. I type in a query or some words to search it on the web but it does not display web results. Instead, it says 'Preview for [word(s) typed in] isn't available right now. OK, so I click on 'See all web results' and it asks me to look for a program to open an 'ms-appx-web' file. Is this an error in the registry or can it be easily solved? Please answer ASAP.

    Thanks

    :)
     
    somepcnerd01, Apr 30, 2019
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  2. Search Bar/Cortana

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting your concern here in Microsoft Community and welcome to the Windows 10 family.

    From the description, I understand that you are still receiving the pop up notifications, despite having disabled the search functionality in windows 10.

    Steps to disable the Search Bar

    • Right click on the task bar.
    • Select the "Search" option.
    • Select "Disable."
    However, if the above steps don't work out, perform the below suggested steps and check if it helps to resolve the issue.

    Open a CMD window started as Administrator.

    Repair corruption: Dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth.

    Run this command next: Sfc /scannow

    Now run these two commands:

    PowerShell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like "*SystemApps*"} | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    Hope the above information was helpful.

    Thank You.
     
    Sayan_Ghosh, Apr 30, 2019
    #2
  3. Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region


    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
     
    hurricane51, Apr 30, 2019
    #3
  4. Geethu B Win User

    Search bar issues

    Removing a search Bar

    Hi Dave,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community. I will surely help you.

    To understand the issue better, I would need more information from your end.

    • What is the make and model of the computer?
    • Did it appear after performing any particular function?

    You may try to uninstall the search bar and check if it helps. To uninstall the
    search bar follow these steps:


    • Right-click on
      Start Button and click on Programs and Features.

    • Right-click on the
      search bar and click on Uninstall.
    Hope this information helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of the issue so that we can assist you further.
     
    Geethu B, Apr 30, 2019
    #4
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