How to Troubleshoot Window 10 Search Not Working Issue?

MS Windows continuously launches new advanced feature for its user.  When Microsoft launches Windows 10, many users update their Windows. But when they work on it, they encounters errors like startup issues, slow working and Windows 10 Search Not Working. As searching on Windows 10 is very essential for the user. So, in this blog you will read the solution to fix Window 10 Search not working. But if you need assistance then you can contact to the executive of Microsoft through www.office.com/setup.

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Steps To Fix Window 10 Search Not Working Issue:

  • Run Windows Troubleshooter:

First, you should go to the start option and then just click on the Control Panel. After this, you should change the view to “Large icons” or “Small icons” which you can easily do by clicking on “Troubleshooting option and then select System and Security option and then just choose Search and Indexing option. Now, just click on the “Next” in the troubleshooter, and then check the box which applies to your errors. At the end, you should click on the Next option just to run the scan process, which will automatically resolve the issue.

  • Disable Cortana and Enable Again:

First, you should right-click on the taskbar and then just select Task Manager from the drop-down list. After the Task Manager tab displays on your computer screen, just look at the expanded options and just select the Processes tab. Then, you should More Details option to get more details. Here, you should arrange the processes by Name by selecting the appropriate tab. Now, in the list you should scroll down just to find the Cortana process. At the end, you should right-click on Cortana and then you have to click on End task from the menu which displays on your computer screen.

  • Utilize System File Checker:

You should click on the start menu and in the search bar you should type command prompt. Just you have to right click on the Command Prompt option and just Run as an administrator. Now, in the command prompt you should enter: sfc /scannow. Here, the System File Checker will start running. Now, it will scan your system files for any corruptions, and tries to fix it.

  • Verify Search Service is Running:

For this, you should press Win+R key altogether to bring up the Run window, and then you have to type “Services.msc” and press Enter. Now, the Services window open up, you just have to scroll down the list of services to visit to the Windows Search. If you find it is running, then just right-click on it and click on Restart button. In case, you just want the service runs automatically on Windows when you start it, then you should right-click on it again and then just select Properties option. Now, from the General tab just click on the drop-down menu which is along with Startup type. At last, you should select Automatic option.

  • Rebuild Windows 10 Search Index Option:

First, go to the Control Panel and in the top-right you should select View option, and from here you should choose Large Icon from the drop-down menu. Then, you should select Indexing Options from the main menu icons. After this, you have to click on the Advanced button. If it asks, then just give administrator approval to continue. At last, you should select Rebuild option and then click on OK button. Now, this process will take a few minutes to finish.

The above method will help you to resolve Window 10 Search Not Working. If the issue still persists, then you can contact to the technical team of Microsoft Office through office.com/setup  for assistance. 

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