Windows 10: W10: Search in "pinned to start" apps doesn't work

  1.    12 Aug 2015 #1

    W10: Search in "pinned to start" apps doesn't work


    Hello, I have a few portable apps, which I have pinned to start.
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    Now I need to show these apps to show when I type their names in search, but it just doesn't show any of these apps. Search for properly installed apps works flawlessly same as for system settings.
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    How can I pin portable apps to be able to be shown up in search results? Or am I doing anything wrong?
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  2.    15 Aug 2015 #2

    Check if this is fixed in KB3081424 (you should alreday have it by now?)
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  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3

    Hello and thank you for your reply :-) This update was automatically installed 1 week ago (Screenshot by Lightshot) and it doesn't solve anything for me :/ I tried reindexing too, but still nothing...
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  4.    19 Aug 2015 #4

    Bumping again, anyone with the same issue?
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  5.    08 Sep 2015 #5

    Kalam said: View Post
    Bumping again, anyone with the same issue?
    Same exact problem here, the search function in Windows 8 was perfect, in 8.1 it was not as good (in regards to using it for starting your standard apps) and in Windows 10 it is ruined :/

    Hope someone finds a solution or an Windows Update fixes this. Tired of not being able to just my keyboard and search in order to start wanted apps easily.
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  6.    08 Sep 2015 #6

    Works for me only when I left click of start icon and choose search but not with search in taskbar.

    Just so you know I have disable cortana as I do not see a point of it on a PC.
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  7.    04 Oct 2015 #7

    Still the same problem for me :-( Anyone fixed it? I can't find anything useful...
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  8.    04 Oct 2015 #8

    Worked perfectly when I left click of start icon and choose search but not with search in taskbar.

    Now strange thing is that search works only to certain Windows 10 files/programs only with me.

    Has anyone found a solution ?
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