I am trying to locate Microsoft Word through the search function on my Windows 10 computer, but it is not functioning properly. I would like it to work the same way it does for Microsoft Excel:

I encounter failure when attempting to perform the same action using Microsoft Word.

I am currently utilizing a workaround that I strongly dislike, which was suggested to me by a friend.

I assume that the issue is related to indexing, but I am uncertain about the specific steps I need to take in order to resolve the problem and achieve the desired outcome.

It appears that the correct name for the item is listed in the start menu:

Furthermore, utilizing the phrase “Microsoft Word” does not provide any assistance:

Askify Moderator Edited question May 1, 2023