Windows 10: Windows search in explorer doesn't work properly

Discus and support Windows search in explorer doesn't work properly in Cortana to solve the problem; since one of the latest updates of windows 10, search doesn't find keywords inside .pdf-files anymore. Tried troubleshooting, but finaly get stuck... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by Tom-y-a, Mar 31, 2021.

  1. Tom-y-a Win User

    Windows search in explorer doesn't work properly


    since one of the latest updates of windows 10, search doesn't find keywords inside .pdf-files anymore.

    Tried troubleshooting, but finaly get stuck with this troubleshooting report:


    Search and Indexing Publisher details

    Issues found

    Incorrect permissions on Windows Search directoriesIncorrect permissions on Windows Search directories

    When permissions on the Windows Search data directories are set incorrectly, the search service might not be able to access or update the computer's search index. This can result in slow searches or incomplete search results. Not fixed Not Fixed

    Restore correct permissions on Windows Search directories Completed



    Windows Search is not workingWindows Search is not working

    You can't enter a search or you get incomplete search results. Fixed Fixed

    Restart the Windows Search app. Not run



    Potential issues that were checked

    Search Filter Host process failedSearch Filter Host process failed

    Problems with the Search Filter Host might indicate errors in the Windows Search service, which can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results. Issue not present

    Windows Search service shut down unexpectedlyWindows Search service shut down unexpectedly

    When the Windows Search service is forcibly shut down while performing maintenance, searches might fail or return incomplete search results. Issue not present

    Windows Search service shut down unexpectedlyWindows Search service shut down unexpectedly

    When the Windows Search service is forcibly shut down, searches might fail or return incomplete search results. Issue not present

    Windows Search service not runningWindows Search service not running

    When the Windows Search service is not running, searches might be slower and you might not be able to find all items. Issue not present

    Windows Search service failedWindows Search service failed

    Problems with the Windows Search service can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results. Issue not present

    Search Protocol Host process failedSearch Protocol Host process failed

    Problems with the Search Protocol Host might indicate errors in the Windows Search service, which can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results. Issue not present



    Issues found Detection details



    5 Incorrect permissions on Windows Search directories Not fixed Not Fixed



    When permissions on the Windows Search data directories are set incorrectly, the search service might not be able to access or update the computer's search index. This can result in slow searches or incomplete search results.

    ErrorData directory permissions

    Permissions on Windows Search data directory

    Restore correct permissions on Windows Search directories Completed



    Restore correct permissions on the Windows Search data directories.



    6 Windows Search is not working Fixed Fixed



    You can't enter a search or you get incomplete search results.

    Restart the Windows Search app. Not run



    Reset the Windows Search process SearchUI.exe, remove any Windows Search cache files and folders and clear any Recent activity.





    Potential issues that were checked Detection details



    Search Filter Host process failed Issue not present



    Problems with the Search Filter Host might indicate errors in the Windows Search service, which can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results.



    Windows Search service shut down unexpectedly Issue not present



    When the Windows Search service is forcibly shut down while performing maintenance, searches might fail or return incomplete search results.



    Windows Search service shut down unexpectedly Issue not present



    When the Windows Search service is forcibly shut down, searches might fail or return incomplete search results.



    Windows Search service not running Issue not present



    When the Windows Search service is not running, searches might be slower and you might not be able to find all items.



    Windows Search service failed Issue not present



    Problems with the Windows Search service can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results.



    Search Protocol Host process failed Issue not present



    Problems with the Search Protocol Host might indicate errors in the Windows Search service, which can cause searches to fail or return incomplete search results.





    Detection details Expand



    InformationalDirectory

    Windows Search data directory

    Directory: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\



    InformationalDirectory

    Windows Search data directory

    Directory: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\



    InformationalUser-reported problems

    Problem Type: FilesMissingProblem

    ResourceUsageProblem



    InformationalUser-reported problems

    Problem Type: FilesMissingProblem

    ResourceUsageProblem



    Collection information

    Computer Name: CRECOCON-02

    Windows Version: 10.0

    Architecture: x64

    Time: 31 March 2021 12:13:53



    Publisher details Expand



    Search and Indexing

    Find and fix problems with Windows Search

    Package Version: 1.0

    Publisher: Microsoft Windows

    Search and Indexing

    Find and fix problems with Windows Search

    Package Version: 1.0

    Publisher: Microsoft Corporation

    :)
     
    Tom-y-a, Mar 31, 2021
    #1
  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:

    Windows search in explorer doesn't work properly [​IMG]


    Does it mean my HDD is useless?
     
    BetoLP, Mar 31, 2021
    #2
  3. Windows Edge still doesn`t work correctly

    Hi Graham,

    Thank you for posting your reply.

    I suggest you to run the 'Internet Explorer Performance' troubleshooter by following the steps below:

    • Type 'Troubleshooting' in the search box and press Enter.
    • Click on View All on the top left pane.
    • Click on Internet Explorer Performance and follow the on screen prompts for troubleshooting.

    Hope the information is helpful.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Mar 31, 2021
    #3
  4. Windows search in explorer doesn't work properly

    Double Tap doesn`t work on Lumia 620

    Hello,

    Double Tap to wake doesn`t work at my Lumia 620. I have all on in settings but still doesn`t work. I`m pretty sure that in update AMBER or BLACK this function works properly. But after DENIM update doesn`t. Maybe you are planning some update for this future
    ?

    Thanks

    Mariusz
     
    MariuszBluma, Mar 31, 2021
    #4
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