Windows 10: Fix broken Search shortcuts Solved

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  1. Posts : 80
    Windows 10 Home Single Language
       18 Jun 2017 #1

    Fix broken Search shortcuts


    I have reinstalled my audio drivers and whenever I type "Dell Audio" on the Start menu, it pops up but doesn't work whenever I click it. (1st picture)

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    The shortcut under the Start menu folders works, though. (2nd picture)

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  2. Posts : 28,621
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       18 Jun 2017 #2

    Hello DJ,

    The search index may not have updated yet for the change. If this is the cause, then you can rebuild the index using the method in the tutorial below to force it to update now.

    Rebuild Search Index in Windows 10 Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
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       18 Jun 2017 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello DJ,

    The search index may not have updated yet for the change. If this is the cause, then you can rebuild the index using the method in the tutorial below to force it to update now.

    Rebuild Search Index in Windows 10 Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
    I already did and the problem is still there :/
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       18 Jun 2017 #4

    If you right click on the search result and click on "Open file location", does it actually take you to its location?
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       18 Jun 2017 #5

    Nothing pops up when I right click it
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       18 Jun 2017 #6

    Does it do the same for anything else you search for?
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       19 Jun 2017 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Does it do the same for anything else you search for?
    Nope, the only fault is for this specific app. On everything else, there is no issue
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
       19 Jun 2017 #8

    Odd. I can only think that it's something that hasn't updated yet, and will hopefully do so soon.
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       19 Jun 2017 #9

    It's driving my OCD crazy hahaha
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  • Posts : 80
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       19 Jun 2017 #10

    help?
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