Windows 10: search does not work – So it’s back

If the search does not work in Windows 10, programs, files and folders can not be found. Under certain circumstances, the search unresponsive, is no feedback and freezes. We show you how you can fix 10 searching in Windows.

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If you can not look for files in Windows 10, the search does not work properly. This can then be several reasons and causes. In the case they are then no feedback, takes a long time to search, freezes or place in the search results any program, file or folder, but they are clearly present. We show you the most important solutions.

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Windows 10: If the search does not work, there are several causes.Windows 10: If the search does not work, there are several causes.

Windows 10: search does not work - standard apps are to blame

If the search does not work anymore in Windows 10, which may be due to the standard apps. You can, therefore, first try to install the default apps again. For this you go as follows:

  1. Opens the PowerShell with administrator rights, see: Windows 10: Open PowerShell - Here&# 8217; s.
  2. Adds now following command and pressing the Return key:
    Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode tab &# 8220; $ ($ _ Install Location.) \ AppXManifest.xml&# 8221;}
  3. This means that all standard apps to be reinstalled.
  4. Starts Windows 10 then new and checks whether the search is working again.
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Windows 10: Search function not be any easier - or indexing service disabled

If the Windows 10 search no longer goes, the disabled on an indexing or the necessary background service may be. To enable the search service, you make the following:

  1. Presses the key combination Windows + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Typing services.msc and confirmed with the Enter key.
  3. Examined in the new window the service Windows Search. Double click on it.
  4. Selected in the drop-down menu in the Startup type, select Automatic. Click also on the button Start and then click OK.
Windows 10: Here you activate the service & quot; Windows Search & quot ;.Windows 10: Here you activate the service &# 8220; Windows Search&# 8221 ;.

If Windows Search now still does not work to your satisfaction, you should check the indexing options:

  1. Opens to the Control Panel.
  2. Click on the top right next to display on category and selects the Eintag Small Icons.
  3. Now click on the entry Indexing Options.
  4. There, the Start menu should now be at the indicated places.
  5. If not, it adds on the Change button to the following folder: C: \ Program Data \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Start Menu
  6. then confirmed with OK.
  7. Starts Windows 10 again.
Windows 10: Take the folder & quot; Start Menu & quot; in the indexed locations on.Windows 10: Take the folder &Start menu; # 8220&# 8221; in the indexed locations on.

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