Windows 10: search box is empty

Discus and support search box is empty in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; suddenly the search box is empty.... I can't run even cmd window that I need for work.... it started today....the problem....never before.... i don't... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by parisparis, Feb 5, 2020.

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    suddenly the search box is empty.... I can't run even cmd window that I need for work....
    it started today....the problem....never before....
    i don't even have cortana installed on my system...
    i tried to troubleshoot search index
    i restarted windows search in services
    i cant figure it out
    i followed youtube video several of them to try to fix this nothing helped

    I use latest WIN 10
    this really gets on my nerves...i need to work and i cant because of this

    parisparis, Feb 5, 2020

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    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, Feb 5, 2020
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    To start troubleshooting your issue, follow the steps below:

    • Right-click on the taskbar.
    • Select Cortana.
    • Click Show search box.
    Let us know how it goes.
    Eugene deV, Feb 5, 2020
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    Search Box

    Hi Aliya,

    I would suggest you to run search and indexing troubleshooter
    and check. Please follow these steps:

    • Right click on Start and select Control panel.
    • Find troubleshooting and click on it.
    • Click "View all" and then click "Search and Indexing".

      Click "Next" and follow on-screen instructions.
    I hope this information helps.
    ThofikhAhamad, Feb 5, 2020

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