Windows 10: windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files

Discus and support windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; i read alot about this, yes i did index everything. idk wat else to try, please help. iv been using windows 8 for a few years, search also sucked, so i... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dakukuu, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. dakukuu Win User

    windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files


    i read alot about this, yes i did index everything. idk wat else to try, please help. iv been using windows 8 for a few years, search also sucked, so i eventually started using explorer to search for my files. not practical at all, i was hoping win 10 fixed this bs. any advice would be very helpfu.

    :)
     
    dakukuu, Aug 1, 2016
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  2. File explorer search not working in Windows 10

    I do have same problem,

    cant search or find any folder or file that I need using any of the search options in windows 10

    It seems that only files and folders in one drive are showing up, really quick.
     
    Mohan Reddy, Aug 1, 2016
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  3. windows 10 upgrade

    After upgrading to windows 10 from windows 7 i cannt use my start meniu programs
     
    mindaugaskniukšta, Aug 1, 2016
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  4. windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files

    Welcome to the forum *Smile

    I suggest you try 3rd party search software like Everything Search Engine by VoidTools which is totally free (donations accepted) Fast and efficient, I have been using it for years and have never had a problem
    Everything Search has a portable version so you can test it without installing it. I always use the portable version

    When you first launch Everything it will create the database (Index) which should only take a few seconds, this database will be updated whenever you launch Everything
    There are other options like Run in background and Start with Windows but Everything is very fast to load and update the database so unless you are constantly searching there is no real need for these to be enabled.
     
    FrillyBits, Aug 1, 2016
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