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  1. J

    [SOLVED] Remove or disable search in File Explorer

    Hello everyone. Interested in the question, is it possible to somehow delete the search string in File Explorer or leave it, but break the search engine so that there are no results? I have read a bunch of material, tried Classic Shell, but all to no avail.
  2. jr2

    Info Found cause and solution (I think) for Windows Start Menu taking obnoxiously long when searching for items

    I've put this in Windows 10, but it should apply to ANY Windows edition that supports searching the Start Menu using Windows Search / Indexing, so, Windows Vista - Windows 11: Start search uses Windows Search which uses Indexing Service. By default, MS Indexes...
  3. O

    [SOLVED] Edge search bar won't open search results. Instead bounces back and forth between urls that seem like they are spam

    Here is a video screen recording of the problem. Google is set as the search engine for the search bar. https://www.loom.com/share/c7eb4ca429ab40948e5c3b8ee4c81e50
  4. E

    [SOLVED] Questions about File Explorer search history and program logs ?

    Dear all When I use Search in File Explorer, Windows stores / logs the search history. 1. Is there a place in Windows, where I can see timestamp / when I have made a search in file explorer? 2. Is there a place in Windows, where I can see when I have opened a program, for example Google...
  5. B

    Question Search Engine & FTP recommendation ?

    Can you recommend a paid search engine and FTP software for PC?
  6. thomas123321

    Info For whoever the blank search may still persists in windows search

    Recently the blank search has been hitting many people. There are many fixes out there but if there are still problems for people, try going to task manager> windows explorer and press restart. Worked for me, maybe will help you all out there. Cheers.
  7. asem1123

    [SOLVED] Windows Search does not work

    The last time Windows Search worked was today at 15:30, then I shut my laptop down and when I turned it back on, boom didn't work. I've tried everything, from restarting the process itself in task manager to re-installing packages in Windows Powershell. But nothing seems to work, troubleshooting...
  8. R

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 search not working

    Searchbar just does nothing. Opens a box, nothing appears even after I type. I've checked that the service is running, and that the folder is indexing. Any help is appreciated as this makes everything difficult.
  9. D

    [SOLVED] Wierd Green Shape when opening Search.

    This problem started when I updated my Windows to version 1903. I had no issues before that. I checked, it isn't monitors problem, as everything else works fine, I never had problems like that before, it only happens when I open search and generally the whole part down bellow. I also took some...
  10. rabaker07

    Question Search Index - Which Folders to Exclude

    Anyone have suggestions on which folders to exclude from Windows Search? My computer is still huffing and puffing through my multitude of hard drives and SSDs and I figure there are probably a ton of system files that I'd rather never hear from again. I recently upgraded to the latest Windows 10...
  11. O

    Question Forensic computer research question

    This is a bit unusual but I'm helping someone who has some disabilities and he's been getting nasty messages on instagram kik etc. The downside is he doesn't know who's sending these messages to him and he's blocked by these people shortly after he reads them. Once he's blocked the user and the...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] How to add programs on HDD after reinstall on C drive

    Hello. I have Windows 10 installed on an SSD with most of my programs installed on an HDD. I wanted to try the Linux subsystem thing Microsoft released, so I turned it on in the "Turn Windows Features On" menu. My PC started to bootloop. I tried booting into safe mode, restoring to earlier...
  13. K

    Question Control Panel not showing up in search!

    Im having this issue for a while, where when i type control panel in the search it doesnt show the app but this: http://prntscr.com/mkxdis I have the same problem with Discord, probably other apps as well, where clicking the app doesnt do anything. Unlike normal apps that show like this for...
  14. S

    XMIT Hall Effect Keyboards Arriving To Massdrop Buyers

    The Hall Effect keyboard resurgence took an important step--the XMIT keyboards are arriving on the doorsteps of Massdrop buyers. XMIT Hall Effect Keyboards Arriving To Massdrop Buyers : Read more
  15. ItZzSora

    Sound Issue With Headset (Win10)

    Currently when I have sound coming through the headset, it is also played on my microphone. I don't have the Realtek drivers (It says I have "MDI Synthesizer") and I don't know how I can fix this or why it's even happening. My headset is plugged in via 3.5mm jack for both headphones and...
  16. B

    my pc freeses with audio loop

    My pc freezes with buzzing sound while gaming or watching movies.. I have asus p7h55mlx mobo i3 540 proc Xfx hd 6870 4gb corsair valueselect Wd 500gb hdd Corsair vs450 psu can anyone help me why this happening ?
  17. E

    compatible graphic card

    i'm using AMD A8-6600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD 8570D Graphics(G1.Sniper A88X motherboard),8gb RAM,1tb HDD,hyperx 480gb ssd and 550w psu...is it compatible with MSI Geforce GTX 960 4G?
  18. C

    CS:GO GTX 970 at 144hz?

    I am wondering if the Gtx 970 will be able to handle CS:GO at 144 fps on max settings. If there is anyone who has a 970 or is familiar with them that can tell me if the 970 is capable of this, please tell me!
  19. R

    Computer keeps reseting! I just did a hardware and OS upgrade, need help troubleshooting please!

    Hi, yesterday I upgraded my ram, graphics card, and added an SSD on which I installed Windows 8.1 64bit. Initially everything seemed to work, but before long my PC would suddenly turn completely off, and then boot back up again. This keeps happening at completely random times. It never freezes...
  20. U

    Outlook "leave message on server"

    HI, If I setup outlook 2013 POP3 at my work PC "leave messages on server" for 100days, at home PC setup POP3 the same account and keep on server for 50days, and for my tablet POP3 keep on server for 10days, for how many days the server will keep my inbox??? How it decides it? And why these...
  21. S

    Computer will not turn on after power outage

    Apologies in advance for the impending novel. I'm not too knowledgeable about computers but I know enough to understand that mine isn't doing too well. I'm not sure if this is related or not, but for years now I've had to shut down the computer manually after doing so through the OS. Shutting...
  22. E

    Is this the best memory I can get for under £80?

    Hey, I am in the process of building a new PC, and would like some fast memory, whilst spending under £80 or so. I have found these, with 1866MHz which are CAS 9, and require a normal voltage of 1.5v. Can anyone suggest a better set of 8GB sticks, for less than £80, with the same voltage and...