What is Microsoft search service?

What is Microsoft search service?

Microsoft Search helps you find what you need to complete what you’re working on. Whether you’re searching for people, files, org charts, sites, or answers to common questions, you can use Microsoft Search throughout your workday to get answers.

How do I enable Windows Search Server 2019?

How to Enable Windows Search Service

  1. Start Server Manager.
  2. Click Manage, and then click Add Roles and Features.
  3. On the “Before you Begin” page, click Next.
  4. Select Role-based or Feature-based Installation, and then click Next.
  5. On the Features page, select Windows Search Service, and then click Next.

How do I find Microsoft Search?

Where do I find Microsoft Search? Currently, you find the Microsoft Search box in Outlook on the web, Microsoft Office apps on Windows, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, and in Bing.

How do I install a Windows search service?

Click Add Roles in the Roles Summary pane. On the Server Roles page, select the File Services role, and then click Next. On the Role Services page, select the Windows Search Service role service, and then click Next. On the Confirmation page, verify that Windows Search Service is listed, and then click Install.

How do I search for a Microsoft user?

Search for a contact in the People pane

  1. Choose People at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Above your contacts list, place your cursor in the Search Contacts box.
  3. Type the person’s name or other information—like a phone number or company name—you want to search for.

How do I clear my Microsoft search history?

How do I clear the browsing history from my device?

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more > Settings > Privacy, search, and services .
  2. Under Clear browsing data, select Choose what to clear.
  3. Select a time range from the Time range list.
  4. Select the Browsing history check box and select Clear now.

How do I configure Windows Search?

To change the search index advanced settings on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Search Windows.
  3. Click on Searching Windows.
  4. Under the “More Search Indexer Settings” section, click the Advanced Search Indexer Settings option.
  5. Click the Advanced button.
  6. Click the Index Settings tab.

How do I use Office Search?

Not sure how to do something in Office or can’t find the button on the ribbon that you’re looking for? Click the Search box and type what you’d like to do. The Search box will find the commands that match your needs and you can launch those commands directly from the results.

How do I search for a server?


  1. To open the windows command prompt, type ‘cmd’ into the start search bar or press the windows button and R together, a run window popup will appear, type ‘cmd’ and press ‘enter’.
  2. The command prompt will open as a black box.
  3. Type ‘ nslookup’ followed by your ResRequest URL: ‘ nslookup example.resrequest.com’

How do I fix Windows Search service not running?

Run the Search and Indexing troubleshooter

  1. Select Start, then select Settings.
  2. In Windows Settings, select Update & Security > Troubleshoot. Under Find and fix other problems, select Search and Indexing.
  3. Run the troubleshooter, and select any problems that apply. Windows will try to detect and solve them.

How do I turn on my browsing history?

Turn Web & App Activity on or off

  1. On your computer, visit the Activity controls page. You may be asked to sign in to your Google Account.
  2. Turn Web & App Activity on or off.
  3. When Web & App Activity is on: You can check the box next to “Include Chrome history and activity from websites and apps that use Google services.”
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