3 Steps to Download and Fix Connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Errors

Last Updated: 05/23/2023
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The development of Windows 8.1 by Microsoft prompted the latest creation of connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms. It is also known as a Search Connector Description Schema file (file extension SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS), which is classified as a type of XML (Search Connector Description Schema) file.

The release of connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms introduced for Windows was on 10/18/2013 in Windows 8.1. According to our records, this release is the only version of this file offered by Microsoft.

In this article, you will find detailed connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms information, a SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS file troubleshooting guide, and a list of versions that are available for free download.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms
File Extension: SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS file extension
File Type: System
Description: Search Connector Description Schema
MIME Type: application/xml
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Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Windows 8.1
Developer: Microsoft
Software: Windows
Software Version: 8.1
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 7762
Oldest File Date: 11/21/2014
Latest File Date: 11/21/2014

What are connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Error Messages?

General connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Runtime Errors

Connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms file errors often occur during the startup phase of Windows, but can also occur while the program is running. These types SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Windows is running. Here are some of the most common connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\Windows\System32\connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Most SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Windows), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Windows, system crash while loading or saving connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms, bad sectors on your storage media (usually your primary hard drive), or malware infection. Thus, it’s critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: Run SFC (System File Checker) to restore the corrupt or missing connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms file.

System File Checker is a utility included with every Windows version that allows you scan and restore corrupted system files. Use the SFC tool to fix missing or corrupt connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms files (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "cmd" but DO NOT PRESS "ENTER".
  3. Press and hold "CTRL-Shift" on your keyboard while pressing "ENTER".
  4. You'll be prompted with a permission dialog box.
  5. In the box, click "YES".
  6. You should have a black screen with a blinking cursor.
  7. In that black screen, type "sfc /scannow" and hit "ENTER".
  8. SFC will begin scanning for connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms issues and any other system file problems.
  9. Follow any on-screen commands to complete the process.

Please be aware that this scan might take a while, so please be patient while it is working.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

sfc /scannow

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms files for every applicable version of Windows. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy the file into the appropriate directory for your Windows version:

  4. Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  5. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 8.1.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms to your appropriate Windows system directory. Microsoft typically does not release Windows SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing connectedsearch-suggestions.searchconnector-ms and all other SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS files for Windows. An incorrectly installed SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 8.1

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connectedsearch-contac... Search Connector Description Schema Windows 8.1 528 C:\Windows\System32\
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winrt--{S-1-5-21-10561... Search Connector Description Schema Windows 8.1 855 C:\Users\Bill Gates\Searches\
connectedsearch-protoc... Search Connector Description Schema Windows 8.1 530 C:\Windows\System32\

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