Many times, you will notice that the Search bar does not appear or not working properly in Windows 10 & Windows 11. The Windows Search option in the start menu is very useful when comes to finding apps and settings. Disappearing or disabling the search bar can be a headache, as you won’t be able to find anything on your computer easily just by typing the few letters from the keyboard.
If you are one of them and looking for a solid fix for the problem, read this article thoroughly and apply the methods to fix the Start Menu Search bar problem on Windows 10/11 computer.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
Mostly the missing system files, corrupted core files, corrupted registry files, misconfigured system settings, malware, outdated windows updates, software, drivers etc are the strongest reason behind disappearing the Search menu from the Start. It is recommended to use Advanced System Repair Tool to fix all the PC problems with just in a single click.
Method 2: Update Everything – Windows, Drivers, and Software
As mentioned above, that outdated windows updates, drivers, and software can cause so many problems inside a computer, and updating all these areas regularly may save you from lots of trouble caused by your PC. However, manually updating all these corners of the PC can be time-consuming and chances are higher to leave various hidden drivers from updating. It is recommended that to use Advanced System Repair Tool to update your PC completely.
Method 3: Run Search and Indexing Troubleshooter
If somehow searching is not working in your Windows 10 & 11 machine, then ‘Search and Indexing Troubleshooter’ may help you a lot. You can open and run search troubleshooter as follows:
Method 4: Restart Windows Search from the Task Manager.
Sometimes, just restarting the Windows Search process from the task manager can fix this trouble easily.
Method 5: Restart Windows Explorer
When restarting Windows Explorer, it restarts all the associated services also including the Search bar in the Start menu.
Method 6: Uninstall the latest updates
Sometimes, the windows latest update doesn’t suit all the PC, and some PC gets sick. If you notice this problem after installing the latest Windows update, then remove the last installed cumulative updates and reboot your PC.
If the Search bar is not appearing in the Start menu on Windows 10/11, then this article might help you a lot in fixing this problem.