Windows 10: Search in Settings window after November update

  1.    18 Nov 2015 #1

    Search in Settings window after November update


    The system Settings window has a search box in the upper right corner. Would anyone give me a single example of search term that finds anything by using that search box?

    It seems to work OK on my pre-1511 clean install. But on all updated machines it always comes up with "No results for <whatever>", regardless of what I search for. Neither clean-installed nor updated machines find anything.

    Does anyone have it working?
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  2.    18 Nov 2015 #2

    Works fine for me (clean install of 1511). Are you still running as the built-in Administrator?

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  3.    18 Nov 2015 #3

    lx07 said: View Post
    Works fine for me (clean install of 1511). Are you still running as the built-in Administrator?
    No, in all cases I'm using a non-built-in Admin.
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  4.    18 Nov 2015 #4

    AndreyT said: View Post
    No, in all cases I'm using a non-built-in Admin.
    Actually that was a red herring - I just checked built-in Administrator and the same search for the term wifi worked there also.

    You do seem to be having a lot of problems with your install. Have you considered clean installing again or perhaps clean installing in a VM and seeing if you get the same issues there?
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  5.    18 Nov 2015 #5

    I wonder if removing "Allow indexing..." flag from drive C: has anything to do with this.

    Added: Indeed! This was the issue. Once I returned the indexing flag, it began to work.
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  6.    18 Nov 2015 #6

    AndreyT said: View Post
    I wonder if removing "Allow indexing..." flag from drive C: has anything to do with this.
    Could be. Mine is ticked (the default) to allow indexing of contents.

    EDIT I type too slow - good news
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