Windows 10: Windows Anti-Search Function

Discus and support Windows Anti-Search Function in Cortana to solve the problem; ** PREFEACE: THIS IS SOMETHING WINDOWS DOES NO ITS OWN. I NEVER TELL IT TO DO THIS** Windows has a new nasty little habit of disabling EVERY LOCAL... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by RichardRutledge, Oct 1, 2021.

  1. Windows Anti-Search Function


    ** PREFEACE: THIS IS SOMETHING WINDOWS DOES NO ITS OWN. I NEVER TELL IT TO DO THIS** Windows has a new nasty little habit of disabling EVERY LOCAL search adding every local folder on every single drive to the list of excluded folders for searching and ONLY searching the internet. THAT is what Google and Bing are for. If I make a spreadsheet and name it "Budget" the LAST thing that I want is over 100,000 findings for "Budget-Rent-A-Car" in less than .0001 seconds, ESPECAILLY in a FOREIGN COUNTRY where the company doesn't even do business. I WANT MY FILE. I figured out how to block tha

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    RichardRutledge, Oct 1, 2021
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  2. MattCorey Win User

    My search is not functioning

    1. Use the shortcut Ctrl-Shift-Esc to open the Task Manager.
    2. If you see only a handful programs listed by it click on the "more details" link.
    3. Locate "Cortana" under background processes.
    4. Right-click on the process and select "end task" from the context menu.
    The Cortana process is reloaded right away by the operating system.

    i strongly suggest u to follow step by step fix with pictures on Fix Windows 10 Search Not Working Easily (2021 Guide) | Geek's Advice
     
    MattCorey, Oct 1, 2021
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  3. search function

    Hello,

    A possible cause of this issue is a corrupted index. To help you resolve the issue, we suggest rebuilding the
    Windows Search Index. Rebuilding the
    Windows Search Index will get rid of corruptions. For the steps on how to perform this procedure, please follow the steps below.

    • Click the Start button.
    • Type Indexing Options.
    • Select Indexing Options.
    • Click Advanced. Click Yes, if prompted or enter the administrative password.
    • Go to Index Settings tab.
    • Click Rebuild.
    • Wait for the process to finish.
    The process may take a while to finish depending on your PC.

    Please respond back with the results.
     
    Devlin Sco, Oct 1, 2021
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  4. Arun B J Win User

    Windows Anti-Search Function

    Windows 10 search function not working.

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps


    • Press Windows key + R.

    • Type Services.msc In the search box.

    • Select Windows Search

    • Restart the services and set the service as Automatic


    Method 1: Run the
    Search and Indexing troubleshooter.

    Follow the steps below and check if it helps.


    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top right to
      Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the
      view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Search and Indexing
      troubleshooter.


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Arun B J, Oct 1, 2021
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