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The search function is one of the most useful and frequently used functions in Windows 10/8/7, and if for some reason it fails and the results are not displayed at all or are displayed incorrectly, it can be very frustrating. This article shows you how to repair your Windows search and search indexer function.
This Microsoft ATS automatically fixes Windows search problems and in particular the following search problems :
Windows search does not start
Windows search does not work as expected, even if started
Windows search starts but does not display results
Windows search crashes
Other common problems with Windows search.
Troubleshooting Windows search problems
If you have these problems, download the Windows Search Troubleshooter from Microsoft and simply run the wizard. Microsoft has now integrated these tools into the Windows 10 / 8.1 operating system. To access it, open Control Panel > All Control Panel Items and click Find and Resolve Problems with Windows Search to open troubleshooting for Windows Search.
The wizard asks you if you want to automatically detect and correct all problems or if you just want to detect problems and let you decide what you want to correct. Select the desired option and click Next to complete the execution.
If you receive an error message : Search Failed to Initialize, Waiting to receive indexing status or Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working And Was Closed or Windows could not start the Windows Search on Local Computer, you may not see this message working on Windows Search.
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