How to Fix Web Preview missing Windows 10 [Easy Solution]

What is Web Preview missing Windows 10?

If you are facing ‘Web Preview missing Windows 10’ issue, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to fix the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘Web Preview missing’ issue: It is common Windows problem associated with Windows web-related search results. This issue indicates that your Windows computer is unable to get any web-related results without opening browser like Microsoft Edge. This issue is occurred usually while you trying to get web-related search results via ‘Windows Search Box’ or ‘Cortana Search’ in Windows 10.

The possible reason behind Web Preview missing issue is disabled Web Preview’ feature in Windows 10 and result in ‘unable to get any web-related results’ issue. However, it is possible to enable Web Preview in Windows 10 in order to resolve the issue. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Web Preview missing issue in Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix Windows PC problems with ‘PC Repair Tool’

 ‘PC Repair Tool’ is quick & easy ways to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, malware or viruses issue, system files or registry issues, problems with programs and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get PC Repair Tool

Method 2: Turn ON Web Preview using ‘Registry Editor’

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘regedit’ in the opened ‘Run’ dialog box and hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘Registry Editor’

Step 2: At first, you should save the backup of registry settings that could help you to restore in case of any mistake or damage. To do so, click on ‘File > Export’ and save the backup in some safe storage space

Step 3: Now, navigate to following path


Step 4: Double-click on ‘DisableSearchBoxSuggestions’ key in right pane, set its value to ‘0’ and hit ‘Ok’ to save

Step 5: Once done, restart your computer to see the changes and check if the issue is resolved.

Note: If you are disable Web Preview again, then repeat the same step but this time, set value of ‘DisableSearchBoxSuggestions’ to ‘1’ and hit ‘Ok’ to save

Method 3: Reset Cortana App in Windows 10

One possible way to fix Web Preview missing issue in Windows 10 is to reset Cortana App. Let’s try.

Step 1: Type ‘Cortana’ in ‘Windows Search Box’, right-click on ‘Cortana’ from result appeared and select ‘App Settings’

Step 2: In the opened window, click on ‘Terminate’ under ‘Terminate’ section

Step 3: Now, click ‘Repair’ and then click on Reset’ to repair and reset Cortana App

Step 4: Once done, restart your computer to see the changes and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 4: Restart Cortana Process

Another possible way to fix the issue is to restart Cortana process in Task Manager.

Step 1: Pres ‘CTRL + SHIFT + ESC’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Task Manager’

Step 2: In the opened window, click on ‘Processes’ tab, locate and right-click on ‘Cortana’ process and select ‘End Task’

Step 3: Close ‘Task Manager’ and restart your computer. Restarting your computer will automatically restart Cortana in your computer and check if the issue is fixed.

Method 5: Reinstall Cortana using ‘Windows PowerShell’

If the problem is still persist, then you can try to fix the Web Preview missing issue by reinstalling Cortana in Windows 10.

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Windows PowerShell (Admin)’

Step 2: Type or copy & paste the following command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute

Get-AppXPackage -Name Microsoft.Windows.Cortana | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Step 3: Wait to complete the process. Once done, reboot  your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

 Method 6: Download and run ‘Turn_On_Search_web_results.reg’ file to fix

You can also try to resolve the ‘Web Preview missing’ issue by running other registry entry/file in your computer.

Step 1: Click on ‘Download’ button below to download Turn_On_Search_web_results.reg file in your Windows 10 computer

⇓ Download Turn_On_Search_web_results.reg

Step 2: Once downloaded, unzip the .zip file and right-click on ‘Turn_On_Search_web_results.reg’ file and select ‘Merge’ and hit ‘Yes’ it the prompt appear

Step 3: Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Note: If you are disable ‘Web Preview’ feature again, then you can do this by repeating same steps mentioned above but this time, you need to download ‘Turn_Off_Search_web_results.reg’ registry file to disable Web Preview in Windows 10. To disable Web Preview, download the registry file through below link.

⇓ Download Turn_Off_Search_web_results.reg


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