1.    20 Mar 2015 #1
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    Search bar not working after 10041 update


    Can't type anything in the "search the web and windows" bar at the bottom. Also used to be able to click on start and type the name of the application to run it Windows would find it - this is not working either. Nothing happens when you type.

    Anyone else having this issue?

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  2.    20 Mar 2015 #2
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    What happens if you press the key? Nothing or something? Do you see the start menu at all?
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  3.    20 Mar 2015 #3
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    Start menu pops up, but then if you type anything nothing is searched.
    I can still click on All Apps etc and then browse for the app.
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  4.    20 Mar 2015 #4
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    Reboot. I can't think of a better suggestion I'm afraid.

    I have a very old laptop I also upgraded to 10041 and on that one pressing and then searching misses the first few letters I am looking for - before the start menu wakes up and decides to pay attention.

    If your start menu appears immediately when you press then I don't know but rebooting sometimes helps all sorts of things
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  5.    20 Mar 2015 #5
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    Thanks.

    Rebooted - same problem. Rebooted again and now its magically working!
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  6.    20 Mar 2015 #6
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    Well that's good. It works sometimes

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  7.    20 Mar 2015 #7
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    lol
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  8.    31 Jan 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by gmc View Post
    Can't type anything in the "search the web and windows" bar at the bottom. Also used to be able to click on start and type the name of the application to run it Windows would find it - this is not working either. Nothing happens when you type.

    Anyone else having this issue? I AM TOOO >>> WHAT DO WE DO??? this is not cool

    I AM TOOO >>> WHAT DO WE DO??? this is not cool
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  9.    31 Jan 2016 #9
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    ANY REAL or BETTER fixes ???
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