Search result is incomplete if search criteria contain digits in Windows

This article describes an issue that occurs when you search a large quantity of files in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. A hotfix is available to fix this issue. The hotfix has a prerequisite.
Symptoms
The search result in File Explorer may be incomplete when you search hundreds of files by using search criteria that contain digits if these files are being indexed.
Hotfix information
Important If you install a language pack after you install this hotfix, you must reinstall this hotfix. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this hotfix. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that's described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there's a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section doesn't appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to get the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that don't qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you don't see your language, it's because a hotfix isn't available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix doesn't replace a previously released hotfix.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
File Information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Important Windows 8.1 hotfixes and Windows Server 2012 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to. 

Notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.3.960 0.17 xxxWindows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
Windows RT 8.1
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gsrvctr.hNot applicable2,59018-Jun-201314:50Not applicable
Gsrvctr.iniNot applicable30,62818-Jun-201314:50Not applicable
Gthrctr.hNot applicable3,10018-Jun-201314:50Not applicable
Gthrctr.iniNot applicable31,69818-Jun-201314:50Not applicable
Idxcntrs.hNot applicable4,70218-Jun-201314:51Not applicable
Idxcntrs.iniNot applicable20,69818-Jun-201314:51Not applicable
Msscntrs.dll7.0.9600.1638436,35222-Aug-201302:37Not applicable
Msshooks.dll7.0.9600.1778711,77601-Apr-201501:37Not applicable
Mssitlb.dll7.0.9600.1638497,28022-Aug-201302:56Not applicable
Mssph.dll7.0.9600.18116338,43203-Nov-201502:56Not applicable
Mssphtb.dll7.0.9600.18116190,46403-Nov-201502:56Not applicable
Mssprxy.dll7.0.9600.1778748,12801-Apr-201501:37Not applicable
Mssrch.dll7.0.9600.181161,727,48803-Nov-201502:24Not applicable
Mssvp.dll7.0.9600.18116674,30403-Nov-201502:48Not applicable
Searchfilterhost.exe7.0.9600.17787166,91201-Apr-201501:37Not applicable
Searchindexer.exe7.0.9600.18116666,11203-Nov-201502:27Not applicable
Searchprotocolhost.exe7.0.9600.18116259,07203-Nov-201502:57Not applicable
Tquery.dll7.0.9600.181162,617,34403-Nov-201502:34Not applicable
Wsearchmigplugin.dll7.0.9600.1638459,39222-Aug-201302:51Not applicable
x86 Windows 8.1
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gsrvctr.hNot applicable2,59018-Jun-201312:24Not applicable
Gsrvctr.iniNot applicable30,62818-Jun-201312:24Not applicable
Gthrctr.hNot applicable3,10018-Jun-201312:24Not applicable
Gthrctr.iniNot applicable31,69818-Jun-201312:24Not applicable
Idxcntrs.hNot applicable4,70218-Jun-201312:25Not applicable
Idxcntrs.iniNot applicable20,69818-Jun-201312:25Not applicable
Msscntrs.dll7.0.9600.1741534,30429-Oct-201401:26x86
Msshooks.dll7.0.9600.1741510,75229-Oct-201400:45x86
Mssitlb.dll7.0.9600.1741595,23229-Oct-201401:43x86
Mssph.dll7.0.9600.18116391,68003-Nov-201503:17x86
Mssphtb.dll7.0.9600.17415238,59229-Oct-201401:20x86
Mssprxy.dll7.0.9600.1741548,12829-Oct-201400:46x86
Mssrch.dll7.0.9600.181161,920,00003-Nov-201502:37x86
Mssvp.dll7.0.9600.18116699,39203-Nov-201503:09x86
Searchfilterhost.exe7.0.9600.17415168,96029-Oct-201400:44x86
Searchindexer.exe7.0.9600.18116710,14403-Nov-201502:36x86
Searchprotocolhost.exe7.0.9600.18116272,89603-Nov-201503:17x86
Tquery.dll7.0.9600.181162,750,46403-Nov-201503:06x86
Wsearchmigplugin.dll7.0.9600.1741559,39229-Oct-201401:39x86
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gsrvctr.hNot applicable2,59018-Jun-201314:48Not applicable
Gsrvctr.iniNot applicable30,62818-Jun-201314:48Not applicable
Gthrctr.hNot applicable3,10018-Jun-201314:48Not applicable
Gthrctr.iniNot applicable31,69818-Jun-201314:48Not applicable
Idxcntrs.hNot applicable4,70218-Jun-201314:49Not applicable
Idxcntrs.iniNot applicable20,69818-Jun-201314:49Not applicable
Msscntrs.dll7.0.9600.1741542,49629-Oct-201402:00x64
Msshooks.dll7.0.9600.1741514,33629-Oct-201400:57x64
Mssitlb.dll7.0.9600.17415103,93629-Oct-201402:24x64
Mssph.dll7.0.9600.18116468,48003-Nov-201503:46x64
Mssphtb.dll7.0.9600.18116248,83203-Nov-201503:45x64
Mssprxy.dll7.0.9600.17415133,12029-Oct-201400:57x64
Mssrch.dll7.0.9600.181162,551,80803-Nov-201502:47x64
Mssvp.dll7.0.9600.18116774,14403-Nov-201503:35x64
Searchfilterhost.exe7.0.9600.17415200,19229-Oct-201400:56x64
Searchindexer.exe7.0.9600.18116903,16803-Nov-201502:46x64
Searchprotocolhost.exe7.0.9600.18116337,40803-Nov-201503:49x64
Tquery.dll7.0.9600.181163,634,17603-Nov-201503:17x64
Wsearchmigplugin.dll7.0.9600.1741576,28829-Oct-201402:18x64
Msscntrs.dll7.0.9600.1741534,30429-Oct-201401:26x86
Msshooks.dll7.0.9600.1741510,75229-Oct-201400:45x86
Mssitlb.dll7.0.9600.1741595,23229-Oct-201401:43x86
Mssph.dll7.0.9600.18116391,68003-Nov-201503:17x86
Mssphtb.dll7.0.9600.17415238,59229-Oct-201401:20x86
Mssprxy.dll7.0.9600.1741548,12829-Oct-201400:46x86
Mssrch.dll7.0.9600.181161,920,00003-Nov-201502:37x86
Mssvp.dll7.0.9600.18116699,39203-Nov-201503:09x86
Searchfilterhost.exe7.0.9600.17415168,96029-Oct-201400:44x86
Searchindexer.exe7.0.9600.18116710,14403-Nov-201502:36x86
Searchprotocolhost.exe7.0.9600.18116272,89603-Nov-201503:17x86
Tquery.dll7.0.9600.181162,750,46403-Nov-201503:06x86
Wsearchmigplugin.dll7.0.9600.1741559,39229-Oct-201401:39x86

Additional file information

Windows RT 8.1
File propertyValue
File nameArm_79621c3cdd0c845a7b1a821dcbb8b3b8_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_e53834fd0f5b67a3.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size689
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameArm_windowssearchengine_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_77ec3db9f93b1a03.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size294,724
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,612
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
x86 Windows 8.1
File propertyValue
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,612
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_25b4bfa1021d9f0579322c386fcf74a4_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_9740cd1869c4a276.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size689
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_windowssearchengine_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_77e9cb61f93dfb3d.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size297,253
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:57
PlatformNot applicable
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File propertyValue
File nameAmd64_540354c035514db20555c50c7563043e_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_0da70d647e0abb35.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,028
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_windowssearchengine_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_d40866e5b19b6c73.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size294,728
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)06:00
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,852
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)05:54
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_windowssearchengine_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.9600.18116_none_de5d1137e5fc2e6e.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size287,773
Date (UTC)04-Nov-2015
Time (UTC)06:00
PlatformNot applicable
Properties

Article ID: 3107128 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 23:57:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

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