1.    03 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Search button isnt working

    So i upgraded to W10 on my laptop (MSI GT-60), and ran into several problems, most annoying are these two:
    1. search button next to start isnt working and nothing is helping, i tried to restart Windows Search in services, but that didnt help, the only solution is to create a new windows account, then it works, but thats just not ideal
    2. a minor problem, but still - icons on my desktop cant be moved to the very bottom of my screen - it simply puts them back one "box" above, and thats just annoying, since im used to having the trash can at the very bottom of my screen.

    Ive done sfc/scannow several times, tried to clean the PC with CCleaner, but nothing helped, the computer is otherwise running smoothly, but this is just annoying
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 395
    Windows 10 Pro

    Well I've got the same problem. You can kill the search.exe process in the task manager, this temporarily fixes the problem (at least on my pc). But sooner or later search will crash again until you terminate it in the task manager....
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  3.    03 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 10

    i too have this problem, dont have the search working
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  4.    04 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Northern Nevada
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10 Home x64

    I had a problem with search not showing any results. I rebuilt my search index and the problem was solves.

    See this thread for steps if you need them;
    Solved Search not showing results - Windows 10 Forums
    Search not showing results
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  5.    05 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 10

    solve my problem

    my problem was caused because i has disable the firewall...

    i started the firewall, and now search works...
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