1.    17 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    win 10

    Windows spotlight NOT WORKING!


    Hi there,
    i have win 10 Pro 64bit - last build - Ver. 1511 - 10586.3
    For some reason Windows spotlight is not working for me - when i am in Settings -> Personalization ->
    Lock Screen.

    As shown in the Picture:

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    When i choose Windows spotlight - i see this light blue circle on the middle of the screen for 10 Sec

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    And then it goes to this same Background picture;

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    in the end - eventually Windows spotlight is not working - and yes i have same win 10 pro version at home installed- and over there Windows spotlight is working fine !
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  2.    17 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 122
    windows 10 pro X64 1607

    same here on PRO version

    seems buggy lol

    PS: Oh wait

    I had some clue maybe but have to check it at home later on my comp

    do you have Bing search as default browser or something else ? ( I have google search by default and it might be responsible of spotlight no showing ! )
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  3.    18 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 122
    windows 10 pro X64 1607

    no way , got stucked with the issue
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  4.    19 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    win 10
    Thread Starter

    So what's going on ?
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  5.    29 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 122
    windows 10 pro X64 1607

    ok , for those who got tuscked with spotlight feature not working though enabled in settings I used a workaround which works very well

    Go to windows store and get the free app :
    Amazing lock screen
    https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9wzdncrfj321
    it does the same from Bing and set a different lockscreen background when available

    Cheers
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  6.    19 Dec 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,133
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Here's how I finally got Spotlight working again:
    Windows Spotlight/Lock screen
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