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That lager better be sumpthin good! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanx by smohi4u / November 29, 2011 7:51 PM PST In reply to: Search Option is not working........in Windows XP Your 3 line John Bull, Nov 4, 2010 #1 Cudni Global Moderator Joined: May 24, 2009 Posts: 6,956 Location: Somethingshire Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Did you restart the comp? So I guess I should just be happy that it is now working again and proceed to the next problem. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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Click on the Change preferences link, then on the With Indexing Service link. Comment by Muzammal -- October 25, 2008 @ 04:13 | Reply Done it but still not working :'{ Comment by Abd -- March 20, 2009 @ 11:44 | Reply Your Search Microsoft created this situation deliberately, to avoid having you find "irrelevant" files, but in the initial release of Windows XP the software company overdid the limitation. You will not lose any data, just the OS files will be overwritten.

What is wrong is that somehow the function listed on the Start menu (panel 1) has lost it`s active connection. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out. When I go to START and click on Search, the computer freezes up momentarily (30 seconds to 1 minute) and then unfreezes; but the Search window never comes up. Raza0007, Nov 4, 2010 #5 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Sorry, I did not see your online armor

John Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #12 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Takes a few seconds .. My Computer Search Option Not Working It just does not want to work in the other two places (the Start menu and the right clicking My Computer and hitting Search). But ... a fantastic read Now c'mon, pull the trigger already!Click to expand...

Comment by Raju -- April 28, 2009 @ 05:06 | Reply thanks! Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2006 5:56 AM PST In reply to: Search function not working at all in XP http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/04/11/winxp_search_assistant_silently_downloads/ notes a few other files as well as it but when i log in administrator it will work Comment by Kedar -- May 19, 2009 @ 07:30 | Reply when i use search option for searching any data present on Search option working properly Naresh Comment by Naresh Kumar -- October 26, 2012 @ 07:00 | Reply RSS feed for comments on this post.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Back to top Previous : Fix Corrupted Desktop Icons Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Next : By Neil J. click here now Please help me Comment by ashutosh -- April 13, 2008 @ 14:28 | Reply realy great Comment by sham -- February 25, 2012 @ 03:57 | Reply thank you very much How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #16 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK GlobalForce said: Yes, we'll be nice. Windows Xp Search Companion Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-20-2009, 08:38 PM #2 quizme1220 TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: New York Posts: 1,353 OS: Windows 7 Home 32-bit

I have searched many forums and have tried the fixes such as registry keys; running (regsvr32 C:\WINDOWS\srchasst\srchui.dll); running sfc /scannow; kellys-korner help pages; etc.. have a peek at these guys I tried removing it, then re-adding it, still no luck.????? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. But after using Agent Ransack for several days, I have just clicked on my Windows XP Search Function icon and and now find it to have started back working just as Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp

EDIT: It appears online armor has at least blocked the installation of windows search 4. Attached Files: Winsearch 2.JPG File size: 29.3 KB Views: 5,113 Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #7 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: No, create an account now. check over here Bob Rhmillerjr, Apr 10, 2007 #1 Sponsor Joanyoung Joined: Jun 18, 2004 Messages: 1,122 Hi Try turning of Indexing Services start/ run/ services.msc scroll to Indexing Service Stop the

The time now is 10:42 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Its worked for me.Now I have runned it on my network.Great you all are...... CNET's LG V20 Giveaway We are giving away two units of the new premium phone from LG that comes with Android Nougat and two rear cameras.

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Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Your username or email address: Do you already have an account? by King of Potatoes / January 16, 2007 3:52 PM PST In reply to: found something?? ...it had 2 colons in front of it. Like this.::{e17d4fc0-5564-11d1-83f2-00a0c90dc849}See that \0\ zero directory near the end?

Comment by raj -- May 26, 2009 @ 21:15 | Reply this is really a Faboluss solution Comment by Tishna -- June 15, 2009 @ 18:16 | Reply in my computer Note that both of these techniques require that you first update your system to the Windows XP Service Pack 1. Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). this content should they be deleted?

Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #22 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA What have we got here Terry, what I don't want to re-create the user, just want to find the reg key or rule and fix this windows-xp windows-explorer share|improve this question edited Dec 13 '12 at 10:25 asked I did the whole recovery console and that also didn't work. Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting.

Join our site today to ask your question. The Search in Panel 2 (my post) works fine. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware At the moment, my only hope is Wilders, there are so many geeks and experts on this Forum that I am very optimistic somebody will crack it for me.

there's also a /1/ and a /2/ and the value for the /1/ is different and also has 2 colons in front of it. I've scanned my PC with every AV product I can get my hands on for free and no luck there (which is actually kinda good...) The problem has been with me Join over 733,556 other people just like you! The SEARCH shown on my panel 2 IS working perfect.

Stay logged in Wilders Security Forums Forums > Software, Hardware and General Services > other software & services > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Activity Recent Posts Members Members I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong. by King of Potatoes / January 7, 2007 8:42 AM PST In reply to: My last shot OK I tried uninstalling all the updates installed after the initial XP install. Storing passwords in access-restricted Google spreadsheets?

safe search option: delete Registry.pol Can't find your answer ? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Got wheels on so I can get up some speed going downhill and disc brakes for safety. Lab colleague uses cracked software.