I became a victim of Windows Spotlight not working


  1. Posts : 184
    Windows 11 Pro
       #1

    I became a victim of Windows Spotlight not working


    Today Windows Spotlight stopped working for me. I see the text prompts, for example if I like what I see or other information about the image, but actually there is no image to see.

    It happened after Windows was updated to version 21H1 (OS Build 19043.1023).
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  2. Posts : 62,332
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello,

    You could try to reset and re-register Windows Spotlight using the method in the tutorial below to hopefully fix it.

    Reset and Re-register Windows Spotlight in Windows 10
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  3. Posts : 184
    Windows 11 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thank you for the suggestion. I tried doing it twice, but with no success.

    What I find particularly odd is that the image is not shown, but the rest of the information about the image is actually displayed on the lock screen.

    By the way I also do not see the image in the preview part of the Lock Screen Settings.

    EDIT: One of my other two accounts on this PC apparently had the same problem. I ran the reset-reregister batch file on the two accounts and now everything appears to be in order. Marking this thread as solved.
    Last edited by Fortitude; 01 Jun 2021 at 00:54.
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