Fix the issue with Windows® Mail Search
Having issues with the search option in Windows Mail? Find how to solve them.
Windows Mail is a personal mail management program developed by Microsoft and is provided to the users as the default mail client in the latest Windows operating system versions. Windows Mail is a having a very simple interface and works in relation with the Internet Explorer browser in Windows operating systems. Some Windows Mail users might encounter issues with the search options in the program. The users may not be able to enter information in the search field or might not be shown any results after searching the mail folders. This mostly occurs due to the issues with the related services and settings. Windows operating system relies on the search and indexing services to provide the users with search functionality and hence any issues with the services and its working configuration can adversely affect the functionality of search options in Windows operating system, including Windows Mail program. Fixing the causes that give rise to the issues with the search options in Windows Mail program will help utilize the maximum functionality of the program under minimal further complications.
Discussed below are some points that can help the users to fix issues with the search option in Windows Mail:
- Search and indexing settings
- Verify services
- Fixing system issues
Search and indexing settings
The issues or errors with the search options in Windows Mail might be due to the improperness in search and indexing settings in Windows operating system. Windows users having these issues are therefore advised to verify the search and indexing settings in the system Control Panel and re-integrate Windows Mail in the search and index directories. Doing so and restarting the system can get the search options working in the system.
Problem with the search and indexing services in Windows can also be the reasons for the issues with the search options in Windows Mail. Users therefore are advised to check the status of search and indexing services in the system by entering the services menu and restarting the service and setting it to start automatically, the next time the system started. This can solve up the issues and will enable usage of search option in Windows Mail.
Infections, threats and system file folder issues can also contribute greatly to the problems with the search options in Windows Mail program. Windows users in these cases are advised to resolve system issues by installing related programs like threat scanners and system file integrity checker etc. Doing so can help the users to fix issues with the search options in Windows Mail.
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