I am talking about the Search Box within Settings. Press Win + I to open Settings. Below are 5 top ways for your reference. Tried all of the solutions they provided for other uses with the same problem. Once in awhile, decides it doesn't want to search from the taskbar anymore.
Nevertheless, in this short post, we will provide a couple of fixes that may help. I can move the mouse, but that's all. Press Win + R to open the Run command. The solution is undoing all things you changed with ccleaner step by step, including restoring registry entries, deleted and deactivated other stuff. Did restarting Cortana do the trick? If your search problems persist following a restart, read on! Therefore, for this purpose, you simply need to click Win key + R simultaneously and paste ctfmon. End Cortana's process Ending Cortana's process in Task Manager might just do the trick.
Blinking and mocking and laughing at my inability to type at all. Use Windows troubleshooter to restore indexing services The much-maligned Windows troubleshooter might just do the trick here. All the search boxes worked again! I have researched this on the Internet and used all of the solutions provided thus far. Just found this on a windows discussion forum. I've just upgraded my laptop to Win10 did my desktop several months ago. When I click on search text box nothing happens.
My solution to this problem, was to find out that a key on my keyboard was being inadvertently depressed by a small object. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc altogether to launch the Task manager and open a new PowerShell window with administrative privileges. Method 2: Check and Troubleshooter Hardware and Device Something wrong with your Windows 10 hardware could also lead to this problem. Or Cortana got stuck somewhere. I don´t know why it works but try it and tell if it works for you guys too.
When the computer restarts it should reinstall the driver on its own. I have attached wireless keyboard and mouse with it. Which exact windows version number is currently installed? I can use Windows explorer just fine. Also any time I try to start Cortana, I can see it start in Task Manager, but it then disappears. For example my Cyborg Keyboard from Saitek had this problem when I started Windows 10 for the first time. Close the Powershell window and then reboot the computer to see if it helps to resolve the glitchy Windows search bar on Windows 10. Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.
Restart Windows Search service Sometimes restarting the Windows Search service can jar something loose and will get things working again. In this case, you should choose Files don't appear in search results. Right click on its icon on taskbar and select Run as administrator 3. If I click on Cortana settings, nothing happens. If you find more tricks on fixing Windows 10 taskbar search bugs on Windows 10, share with us in below comments section or go to the for further discussion. Current password doesn t work Hi, Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
Choose the Go back to the previous build option. I can't personally verify this so treat the following suggestion with all due skepticism. As a final effort, you can try uninstalling and testing to see if search works. What happens if you do a clean boot? Is System Restore enabled and do you have a restore point available before the Malwarebytes scan? Used it several times over the last month, even yesterday. If the search box not working bug persists, please try solution 2. These are some of the affordable gadgets on my desk today. Did the uninstall, and now Keyboard will not appear at all in my Device Driver list.
Let us know in the comments section! There seems to be a lot of reports of keyboard anomalies out there in Build 9926. I can only type a wlan password in win 10 if there is no password set. In case you cannot type in the search bar, then right-click on Win key and select Command Prompt Admin. Something I could of thinked of: this started this morning This morning, an update happened. On the other hand, the Standard User account type is more restrictive. However, the ugetfix research team has initiated a thorough research on it and found out that there are quite a lot of people who cannot type in Cortana, Settings Search or Calculator.