Windows 10: Some Control Panel options are not indexed

Discus and support Some Control Panel options are not indexed in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro on my desktop with all updates installed. I like to use Cortana to quickly get to settings and apps, but I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by astonius, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. astonius Win User

    Some Control Panel options are not indexed


    I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro on my desktop with all updates installed. I like to use Cortana to quickly get to settings and apps, but I noticed for some reason I can't find every system setting via Cortana. For example, searching for "updates" on my wife's laptop brings up "Check for updates" and takes her to Windows Update, but when I search for "updates" on my desktop it only finds web results. Even doing a search for "updates" from within the system settings window doesn't find the setting.

    After some searching I believe I've found the problem. The indexing for settings search appears to be in this folder: C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Packages\windows.immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\Indexe d\Settings\en-US. When I search for "updates" in this folder on my desktop there are no results, but on my wife's laptop there is a result for "Check for updates." It appears my index is missing several features for some reason. How can I fix this? Does rebuilding the index from the advanced Indexing Options also rebuild the system settings index or is there a separate process for this?

    :)
     
    astonius, Sep 6, 2015
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  2. Linney Win User

    Search doesn't show results from my D:\ drive until I click "My stuff"

    Are your Indexing Options set to cover your D: Drive data?

    Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Indexing Options.
     
    Linney, Sep 6, 2015
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  3. Indexing Options in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items

    Hi Barb,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    FavoriteDlg refers to the favorite dialog in the locations.

    Thanks.
     
    SujataMoktan, Sep 6, 2015
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  4. astonius Win User

    Some Control Panel options are not indexed

    I found the solution myself. Rebuilding the index from advanced Indexing Options and restarting fixed the problem.
     
    astonius, Sep 13, 2015
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