1.    15 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 65
    Windows 10 Pro

    Cannot Start Windows Search Service: Error 3 cannot find path


    Earlier today I tried to rebuild the windows search index, only to find out that I currently have no locations indexed. I also cannot modify to add any new locations. Windows search troubleshooter shows the following results:

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Views:	11 
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ID:	48407

    I went to services and tried to start the windows search service, only to be given an error message about the path specified not existing. This doesn't make any sense because I can literally see the windows search executable:

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Name:	Windows Search Service.png 
Views:	2 
Size:	71.5 KB 
ID:	48409

    Does anyone know why this is happening?

    Any help is appreciated!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    18 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 65
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    A refresh of windows 10 has fixed the problem
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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