Windows 10 Search Is Broken and Shows Blank Results
Here is how to fix if your Windows 10 Search is broken.
Update #1: Microsoft has stated that they have pushed out a fix and that it should be resolved for “most’ users. If you already implemented the fix below, you can enable Bing search again (instructions below) and see if the issue is resolved for you. If it is not, you will need to use the fix again and wait for Microsoft to resolve the issue.
Update #2: Microsoft has stated that the issue should be resolved and that users need to restart their computers for the fix to work. More info below:
“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.)”
A bug in the Windows 10 Search is causing blank results to be shown in both the Start Menu and in File Explorer. This is making it impossible to search for and launch an application from the Start Menu.