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Windows 10 Start Menu Search not searching the entire PC

Windows 10 Start Menu Search not searching the entire PC

Many a time Windows search results don’t include what you wanted to search. However, if you were searching for something which was on your desktop and Libraries, they would appear on the search results right away. The problem is not […]

Enhanced Mode in Windows 10 Search

How to enable Enhanced Mode in Windows 10 Search

Microsoft has included an Enhanced Search Mode in Windows 10 v1903. Compared to the Classic Mode, Enhanced search mode indexes everything on your Windows 10 PC. In this post, we will share how you can enable Enhanced Search mode in […]

Enumerating user sessions to generate filter pools failed

Enumerating user sessions to generate filter pools failed

Sometimes the Windows Search doesn’t work. There are no error codes either. In that case, it’s best to check error logs in the Event Viewer. Look for an error present in Windows error logs with the Event ID 3104. Does it […]

Icons not showing in Windows Search Box on Windows 10

Icons help a user to select a file or identify that file. Both the complexity and visual appearance of the software goes down when these icons are not present. Some users have been facing this issue. They are reporting that […]

SearchUI.exe goes from Suspended to Running to Not Responding

The SearchUI.exe file manages the search feature for Cortana. Many users have reported that the feature stops responding within minutes of booting into the Windows 10 operating system. You cannot use Cortana’s search feature if this file is problematic. SearchUI.exe […]

How to index Encrypted files on Windows

How to index Encrypted files on Windows 10

Indexing on Windows files refers to the listing of files in a special table so that the accessibility of the indexed files can be made faster on search. But on Windows 10, by default, you cannot find any files in […]

Change default search engine in Edge

How to change default search engine in Edge on Windows 10

You can change the default search engine of Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10 from Bing to Google or any other one of your choice. Users who prefer Google over Bing can easily change the default settings and set Google […]

Windows 10 Search not indexing Google Drive folder

Windows 10 Search not finding files from Google Drive

Microsoft Windows 10 supports system-wide search functionality that enables users quickly find files and other data via its Start Screen search. By default, this search option indexes certain common locations on your drive. But at times you may find that […]

Outlook Search grayed out

Microsoft Outlook Search grayed out or not working

At times you may find that your Outlook Search grayed out or not working or disabled. In some cases, Outlook may even give out error messages like – Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed, or Search results […]

Search Indexing was turned off

Search Indexing was turned off in Windows 10

One fine day, I saw this message Search Indexing was turned off when I opened my Windows 10 Start Menu. Now I had not turned it off, so why did I see this on my PC? Search Indexing was turned […]

Completely disable Web Search in Windows 10 using Group Policy

Microsoft has integrated Bing web search in Windows 10/8.1, in addition to the native search available in previous Windows editions. Thus when you search for anything on your Windows computer, if you’re connected to the web, Bing web search results […]

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5 Best People Search Engines to Find Anyone easily

When we meet someone, we sometimes feel that it was not the first meeting with that person. But, even after thinking a lot, we could not recall when we met that person before. Let us say, if you want to […]

Windows Search Indexer and Indexing Tips & Tricks

Windows 10/8/7 has a powerful Search feature that allows you to quickly search for files on your computer. Windows Search creates and then uses what is called the Index to perform very fast searches on your computer. This article will […]