Windows 10: Windows 10 search not working – fix

Discus and support Windows 10 search not working – fix in Windows 10 Tutorials to solve the problem; Searching through the Windows 7 taskbar was really fast and efficient. The Windows 10 version seems more problematic than the old one: sometimes it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Tutorials' started by Win10 FaQ, Dec 1, 2018.

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    Windows 10 search not working – fix


    Searching through the Windows 7 taskbar was really fast and efficient. The Windows 10 version seems more problematic than the old one: sometimes it doesn’t find what we need, and sometimes the search box seems to be simply stuck and unresponsive. This may happen because of some service on the operating system, or because of [...]

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    Win10 FaQ, Dec 1, 2018
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  2. FIXED!! Windows 7 sp1 never ends searching for updates

    Thanks for this and your step by step. My search for updates only took 10 minutes after your guide.
     
    Spaceman Spiff, Dec 1, 2018
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    Quick Access not searching Pictures folder


    Summary, that last suggestion didn't work.

    • I moved the pictures to another folder temporarily.


    • Since there were no troubleshooting steps for this scenario, just for the heck of it, I ran through the restore steps. Copied some pictures into the Pictures folder, ran a Quick Access search and initial problem remains: Searching all of QA doesn't find any files in Pictures folder, running search on just the Pictures folder does. I want to run a global search and find matching files in any/all of the Documents, Music, Videos, and Pictures folders.
    That article dates from 2015 and I'm guessing is out of date. I hope it didn't create potential future problems in my registry.

    Bottom line: I'm still looking for a fix.
     
    enso, Dec 1, 2018
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  4. Windows 10 search not working – fix

    Metro 2033 fails to work on windows 10!

    I don't recall you mentioning any trouble shooting steps attempted though. At the very least, doing a quick search and checking threads like this very well may have solved it for you. It's listed as compatible on MS' list of games that work with W10 for a reason, because many if not most are able to get it running on W10. At least some level of workaround may be required, but some got it running without doing anything.

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    Frag Maniac, Dec 1, 2018
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