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#1 Peter1

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Posted 05 February 2020 - 02:43 PM

Feb 5th the search box was not functioning. I restarted 3 consecutive times. The 3rd  which seemed to fix this issue.


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Posted 06 February 2020 - 08:37 PM

Supposedly fixed my Microsoft: https://docs.microso...shows blank box
 

Resolved: Windows Search shows blank box
We are aware of a temporary server-side issue causing Windows search to show a blank box. This issue has been resolved for most users and in some cases, you might need to restart your device. We are working diligently to fully resolve the issue and will provide an update once resolved. 
 
This issue was resolved at 12:00 PM PST. If you are still experiencing issues, please restart your device. In rare cases, you may need to manually end the SearchUI.exe or SearchApp.exe process via Task Manager. (To locate these processes, select CTRL + Shift + Esc then select the Details tab.)


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Posted 07 February 2020 - 07:58 AM

 SearchUI.EXE   under task manager>details looks like the attachment, on my system. Should it be suspended and disabled?

 

Cortana runs OK as does the rest of the PC to my knowledge.

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Posted 07 February 2020 - 09:11 PM

Disabled applies to UAC, not to the SearchUI.exe


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Posted 08 February 2020 - 07:17 AM

you may need to manually end the SearchUI.exe or SearchApp.exe process via Task Manager. (To locate these processes, select CTRL + Shift + Esc then select the Details tab.)

 

This is moot as I am a running OK but If the above is what we are referring to, what am I not reading right which would indicate turning off UAC

I just searched UAC and turned it off then on. It seems to say, turn off searchui.exe manually.

I don't understand the wording.

Does Search.Exe mean UAC?


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Posted 08 February 2020 - 12:05 PM

No, UAC means User Account Control, see here for a long explanation from Wikipedia:
 
https://en.wikipedia...Account_Control

SearchUI.exe is associated with Cortana.


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Posted 08 February 2020 - 12:10 PM

I do know about user action control Rich everythings OK I miss read something thats all.

I dont use Cortana and have it disabled

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 04:43 PM

 

I dont use Cortana and have it disabled

 

 

Me too.


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Posted 14 February 2020 - 05:12 PM

We just defied the saying about great minds thinking alike.   :wall:


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