Windows 10: Why Can't Windows Search Find My File - Why Was Topic Moved?

Discus and support Why Can't Windows Search Find My File - Why Was Topic Moved? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I created a thread in General Support called Update Removed Windows 7 Games about a Windows Update that removed my Windows 7 games. The update also... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by boweasel, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. boweasel Win User

    Why Can't Windows Search Find My File - Why Was Topic Moved?


    I created a thread in General Support called Update Removed Windows 7 Games about a Windows Update that removed my Windows 7 games. The update also caused other problems which I specified in the thread, but that topic has now been moved to the Gaming sub-forum. I think the W7 games disappearing is merely a symptom of something else. It's not a Game issue.

    Secondly, when I first put the W7 games on this W10 laptop I downloaded it from somewhere, yet a search didn't find it. However, here it is in Downloads.

    And while I have gotten a reply in the Games subforum, it was pretty much what I'd have expected - in essence he said 'I save the Windows 7 Games in Downloads, and simply reinstall if a Windows update deletes them'. That's not a response that answers what happened to my start button (left-clicking no longer does anything), why did the updates necessitate a system restore to bring back my icons, what about the errors in event viewer, why did MS Edge return and IE11 disappear, etc?

    I opened an elevated command prompt and ran Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth. Included is a snap of the resulting screen as well as the log

    :)
     
    boweasel, Mar 14, 2016
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  2. why does the windows search cant find some files.

    why does the windows search can't find any files on my pc? It just suggests internet search even though the files are available on my pc with the same name.
     
    GIRIDHAR REDDY, Mar 14, 2016
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  3. Xeriod Win User
    Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 on XP?

    Thanks. Any idea why with ActiveSync installed why can't I find any of the files on my Windows Mobile 6.1 phone? Even when I specify an entire file name and only search the directory where I know a given file is located, it finds no results.
     
    Xeriod, Mar 14, 2016
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