Windows 10: Windows start menu and search not working

Discus and support Windows start menu and search not working in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hi! recently after a windows update I did overnight, I've been experiencing a problem where I cannot use my windows taskbar to search for items and I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by siddhuP, Jun 14, 2021.

  1. siddhuP Win User

    Windows start menu and search not working


    Hi! recently after a windows update I did overnight, I've been experiencing a problem where I cannot use my windows taskbar to search for items and I cannot view the start menu. I've tried several fixes online yet none work. I attempted to uninstall as many of the updates as I could, but nothing worked. Help!

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    siddhuP, Jun 14, 2021
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  2. Start Menu Search not working

    Hi Dev,

    I followed the above step, did not work for me. Searching in start menu is very slow. Please suggest appropriate solution.

    Regards,

    Bhavesh
     
    BhaveshKirange, Jun 14, 2021
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  3. Start Menu Search

    Hi,

    About your issue regarding the Start menu or Search, in order for us to assist you better. Please answer the question:

    • Were there any recent changes made to your system prior to the issue?

    In the meantime, we suggest you to check this link:
    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana
    . It contains troubleshooting steps prior to the issue.

    We'll look forward to your response.
     
    Phillip Pio, Jun 14, 2021
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  4. Windows start menu and search not working

    Start Menu Search not working


    When I start my computer, my Start Menu Search sometimes gets stuck in a start up or searching loop.
    The start menu itself works if I am just using my mouse to click icons. The issue is hitting the Windows button on my keyboard and typing.

    What is strange is that when this happens, if I log out then log in again, it starts up fine. While this is a workaround, I would like to solve the problem that is causing the problem.

    I've tried re-indexing my entire computer based on a similar post I found here, but that did not work. Also - searching in a general Explorer window works fine showing the Windows Indexing does not appear to be the problem.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.


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    generic andy, Jun 14, 2021
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