1.    27 Apr 2016 #1
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    deleted SEARCH


    I accidentally deleted the SEARCH icon from my task bar and I can't get it back. What is the secret?

    John
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  2.    27 Apr 2016 #2

    John, did you make registry changes before it disappeared? Did you make any changes to your location or region?
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  3.    27 Apr 2016 #3
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    Houston
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    No changes that I am aware of. I was trying to find a file and noticed SEARCH was gone.
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  4.    27 Apr 2016 #4
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    Shasta County
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    Sounds like you may have done this,

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    Search Icon or Box - Show or Remove on Windows 10 Taskbar - Windows 10 Forums

    Try checking one of the correct options to bring it back. (Right click on the taskbar> check the appropriate option)
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  5.    28 Apr 2016 #5
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    Penns Forrest
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    Quote Originally Posted by 6185JGL View Post
    No changes that I am aware of. I was trying to find a file and noticed SEARCH was gone.
    Try this:

    Right click the taskbar
    select show Search
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  6.    28 Apr 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
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    You may even find it more convenient not to have Cortana's search on your taskbar. You can launch Cortana via
    Windows key + S, Windows key + Q - & Windows key + C (when Cortana is fully set up)
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  7.    28 Apr 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    You may even find it more convenient not to have Cortana's search on your taskbar. You can launch Cortana via
    Windows key + S, Windows key + Q - & Windows key + C (when Cortana is fully set up)
    ....or

    WinKey - then just type your query
    There's no input box until you start typing

    It takes a bit to break habit, but give it a shot
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  8.    28 Apr 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
    Sounds like you may have done this,

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    Try checking one of the correct options to bring it back. (Right click on the taskbar> check the appropriate option)
    derekimo Successful fix. thanks. John
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  9.    28 Apr 2016 #9

    Slartybart, that's great! Press the Windows Logo key and start typing what you're searching for. I'll use that one.
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