Windows 11 security updates keep uninstalling SearchHost.exe

Saad Jafor 0 Reputation points

after installing latest security update windows 11 decided to uninstall searchhost.exe not like others where it's disabled it's removed from the pc
i tried uninstalling the security update but nothing happened

now I can't search anything and the search is totally useless now

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  1. Limitless Technology 43,216 Reputation points


    It is possible that the updates are not uninstalling but proctecting. There are different viruses that can be allocated in the SearchHost.Exe. First I would recommend to run a Full Scan on your computer using Microsoft Defender, and check the Quarantine section to see if perhaps the executable has been put there.

    On the other hand, you may want to check that the service is configured as "Automatic" using the next command from command prompt:

    REG UPDATE HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WSearch\Start=1

    Then restart Windows Search with:

    net.exe stop "Windows Search"

    net.exe start "Windows Search"

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