Windows 10: Start menu doesn't display installed apps/programs when I search for them

Discus and support Start menu doesn't display installed apps/programs when I search for them in Cortana to solve the problem; Is there any way to make the Start Menu's "Search" function default to actually searching my computer, rather than the internet? There are multiple... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by KadinWisniewski, Feb 15, 2021.

  1. Start menu doesn't display installed apps/programs when I search for them


    Is there any way to make the Start Menu's "Search" function default to actually searching my computer, rather than the internet? There are multiple programs I have installed that simply don't appear in the results when I search for them, even though they're installed on my boot drive Audacity & Handbrake, for example. I'm able to pin the .exe files to the start menu, which then fixes the problem, but I feel like I shouldn't have to pin every single program that I use frequently to the start menu just to make them appear there when I search for them.

    :)
     
    KadinWisniewski, Feb 15, 2021
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  2. BetoLP Win User

    Windows doesn`t start. Authomatic repair doesn`t work.

    Thanks again!!

    I`m sorry I had not noticed that the text on the picture was in spanish. It says that windows has replaced some damaged clusters in "name" file and "directory". Then, at the end "an unspecified error occurred (75736e6a726e6c2e 4f6)".

    I`ll do it and I`ll be updating this thread when I have the report.

    - - - Updated - - -

    I ran SeaTools. These are the results:

    Start menu doesn't display installed apps/programs when I search for them [​IMG]


    Does it mean my HDD is useless?
     
    BetoLP, Feb 15, 2021
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  3. Preventing Recently Added apps on Start Menu from Auto Deletion

    @dalchina, How can I view the installed programs in installed date order.
     
    Manasan3010, Feb 15, 2021
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  4. Ramon Imp Win User

    Start menu doesn't display installed apps/programs when I search for them

    Start menu doesn`t work, and the search button too

    Hi,

    For us to assist you more effectively, we would like to know the following:

    • What's the make and model of your computer?
    • Are you getting any error messages when using the Start Menu and search field?
    • Did you make any changes to your computer prior to the issue?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you taken to resolve the problem aside from PowerShell?

    We'll be waiting for your reply so we could help you out.
     
    Ramon Imp, Feb 15, 2021
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