Windows 10: Some programs are not clickable in search results.

  1.    10 Mar 2016 #1

    Some programs are not clickable in search results.


    When I search for 'cmd' or 'notepad' the program comes up in the results but it does not respond to a click. When I right click there is only an option to pin to start menu and all that does is put a blank tile which is similarly not clickable.


    Other programs work just fine. Searching for 'chrome', 'calc' or 'nvidia' works and I am able to open those applications with either a click or pressing enter.


    Notepad and Command Prompt are the only programs I have found that don't open from search results.
    Edit: Now discovered 'power shell' doesn't work either.

    How would I fix this ?
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  2.    10 Mar 2016 #2

    I just made a new local account and tested the search on that and it works as expected. So the search is just functioning weirdly for my account.


    I have just noticed that I can not right click the start button at all. Again it works fine on another account on the same computer.
    Last edited by qsd; 10 Mar 2016 at 19:26.
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