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Offline maitaioneone

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SearchUI.exe missing from Windows 10 64-bit
« on: August 14, 2021, 09:54:35 PM »

I have an Acer Aspire R, running Win 10 fully updated, Avast Free 21.6.2474 (build 21.6.6446.683). 

My SearchUI.exe file is missing. 

I am unable to do a Windows Search Bar search and pull up files.  Is there a setting in Avast preventing this? 


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Re: SearchUI.exe missing from Windows 10 64-bit
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2021, 12:38:38 AM »
As far as I'm aware there is no Avast interaction on this (or you would have had an alert or message).

Where are you searching from ?
A screenshot and any error message you are getting may help.

A windows update may have been involved, you say your copy of win10 is fully updated, if so apparently searchUI.exe has been changed/renamed to SearchApp.exe, but this happened some time ago.  I did a search on searchUI.exe and got this attached image at the top of the listings.

EDIT: if you are searching from the Magnifying Glass icon on the system tray, that works on my system.
« Last Edit: August 15, 2021, 12:57:49 AM by DavidR »
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