Rebuild Search Index in Windows 10

If by any chance your search result in Windows is misleading, missing, or incorrect then it is a high probability that your search index is out of date. To repair this issue follow this guide step by step.

Please take note that rebuilding the whole search index can take a long time on some systems depending on the size of the index itself, CPU speed, HD speed, etc. Sometimes it can take even hours on large drives.

First, press ⊞ WINDOWS + R to open the run dialog and type in it Control panel to open the control panel.

keyboard with windows and r markedrun dialog with control panel typed in

Once you are in the control panel, switch your view to large icons and locate Indexing options.

Control panel with indexing options selectedInside indexing options, click on advanced.

indexing options advanced button markedIn advanced options click on the rebuild and confirm.

indexing options rebuild button markedLeave your computer to finish and your searches should be working fine now.

Conclusion

Congratulations, you have just Rebuild Search Index in Windows 10 all by yourself. If you would like to read more helpful articles and tips about various software and hardware visit errortools.com daily.

Now that’s how you Rebuild the Search Index in Windows 10 on a computer. On the other hand, if your computer is going through some system-related issues that have to get fixed, there is a one-click solution known as Restoro you could check out to resolve them.

This program is a useful tool that could repair corrupted registries and optimize your PC’s overall performance. Aside from that, it also cleans out your computer for any junk or corrupted files that help you eliminate any unwanted files from your system. This is basically a solution that’s within your grasp with just a click. It’s easy to use as it is user-friendly. For a complete set of instructions in downloading and using it, refer to the steps below

Perform a full system scan using Restoro. To do so, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download and install Restoro from the official site.
  2. Once the installation process is completed, run Restoro to perform a full system scan.
    restoro application screen
  3. After the scan is completed click the “Start Repair” button.
    restoro application screen
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