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How to fix Windows 10 Settings search not displaying results


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013
How do I fix the Windows 10 Settings search if it won't display results?
There's nothing more frustrating than a convenient feature failing you when you need it most. Some users, for whatever reason, find that the search function in the Settings window won't display results.
Luckily, fixing this problem should only take a few minutes. Here's how to re-index your Settings folders and get back to the search Windows 10 intended.
[h=2]How to fix Windows 10 Settings search not displaying results[/h]
  1. Press the Windows key and R key simultaneously to open the Run window.
  2. Type %LocalAppData%\Packages\windows.immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState into the Open: field.
  3. Click OK.

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