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Everything does not start

Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:13 pm
by void
Issue:
Everything may not start after installing or running the portable version.
The Installer may show the following error: Failed to execute user command

Cause:
A program prevents files named Everything.exe from running.

Known programs to cause this:
Windows Game Bar (If installed incorrectly)
IObit Advanced SystemCare

Soltuion:
Rename Everything.exe:
  • Download the portable version of Everything
  • Extract Everything.exe to C:\Program Files\Everything\Everything.exe
  • Rename your Everything.exe to voidsearch.exe
  • Launch voidsearch.exe
  • If prompted with access denied, select Install the Everything Service.
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the General tab on the left.
  • Check Store settings and data in %APPDATA%\Everything
  • Check Start Everything on system startup
  • Uncheck Run as administrator.
  • Check Everything Service. (Please make sure this is tick-checked and not square-checked)
  • Check Start menu shortcuts.
  • Check Desktop shortcut.
  • Click OK.
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Remove the Windows Game Bar:
  • Open a Windows PowerShell as an administrator.
  • Type in the following and press ENTER:
  • Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage
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Update IObit Advanced SystemCare