Windows search not working/is blank  

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  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

    Windows search not working/is blank


    1909,
    Ran:

    Get-AppXPackage -Name Microsoft.Windows.Cortana | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    Got:

    Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073D02, Paket, değiştirdiği kaynaklar şu anda kullanımda olduğund
    an yŁklenemedi.
    error 0x80073D02: Unable to install because the following apps need to be closed Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_1.13.0.18362
    _neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy.
    NOTE: For additional information, look for [ActivityId] 663eb11b-dc20-0005-16e2-3e6620dcd501 in the Event Log or use th
    e command line Get-AppPackageLog -ActivityID 663eb11b-dc20-0005-16e2-3e6620dcd501
    At line:1 char:60
    + ... | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.I ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (C:\Windows\Syst...ppXManifest.xml:String) [Add-AppxPackage], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DeploymentError,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AddAppxPackageCommand

    searchui is suspended.

    started happening TODAY!
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  2. Posts : 5,478
    2004
       #2

    Happening to lots of people today.

    Try the fix described here : Windows 10 Search not loading, showing blank window
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  3. Posts : 254
    Windows 10 Pro
       #3

    Add me to the list! Thank you M$ for all these bug free updates. :)

    Windows search not working/is blank-untitled.jpg
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  4. Posts : 15,946
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324
       #4

    Do any of you know which update caused this?

    Denis
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  5. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #5

    I'm facing the same problem here. The troubleshooter says "Incorrect permissions on Windows Seach directories". I tried to carry out all suggested actions (How to Fix 'Incorrect permissions on Windows Search directories' Issue - Appuals.com) but none worked. I hope Microsoft fixes this, because Windows 10 is useless without the windows search.
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  6. Posts : 5,478
    2004
       #6

    Try3 said:
    Do any of you know which update caused this?
    Don't think it was an update - at least not a visible one. For me it just stopped this morning. According to reddit
    Windows Search gets a brand new build everyday (except for weekends) for everyone that's running the latest version of Windows (includes: 2004, 1909, 1903, & 1809), which explains why that could be.
    The regedit fix to disable bing seems to work for me on 1909 but not 2004 (insider).
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  7. Posts : 66,499
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #7

    Using step 3 in the tutorial below to "Turn Off Search online and include web results from Bing" should fix the broken search in Windows 10.

    Turn On or Off Search online and include web results in Windows 10
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  8. Posts : 4,453
    Win 11 Pro 22000.708
       #8

    I ran the Search Troubleshooter. It claimed to fix the problem, but search wasn't working immediately.

    After a restart, it is working again.

    Whether that is a robust fix, I don't know. I haven't checked my other two Windows devices yet.

    Are there really constant silent updates? That'd be news.

    Later: If I understand this, it was broken because of an issue with Microsoft's servers. Windows search goes down because of a Microsoft services outage - The Verge There were no changes to the Windows 10 installation.
    Last edited by bobkn; 05 Feb 2020 at 13:05.
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  9. Posts : 9
    WIndows 10
       #9

    I tried troubleshooting windows search but no luck, then i tried to kill search.exe in task manager details tab & now i am able to search.
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  10. Posts : 66,499
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #10
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