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The value in /2/ is different still, but has no colons.Is that anything? Locate the srchasst.inf file. Can it work? START — > RUN —> regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Comment by Gmac -- February 24, 2011 @ 19:04 | Reply thanks very much. weblink

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 And furthermore, you will let us know of any COM+ errors in your event logs. Back on topic: Both working fine with all most recent Win Updates on XP SP3 for me, JB.Click to expand... more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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Why do governments not execute or otherwise permanently contain super villains? PCMag Digital Group PC, PC Magazine and PC PCMag.com are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. This should solve your problem. Advertisement Rhmillerjr Thread Starter Joined: Nov 15, 2005 Messages: 8 For no apparent reason, the Search Function on my Dell Dimension 4300 Pentium 4 computer has stopped working in Windows Normal

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/560261 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? It is a panel I never use and the Search is shown in the Toolbar. sting_32Jun 13, 2009, 7:29 PM START -- > RUN --->regsvr32 wshom.ocxregsvr32 jscript.dllregsvr32 urlmon.dllAlso, you had to restart PC to make it work.That't it Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!Oh dear... Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp What is the best way to save values (like strings) for later use?

Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #15 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Yes, we'll be nice. Any idea on how to fix this? [Update] On my account it works (admin) and on another user (limited) it's not working. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/82093-45-search-option-working hprasanthaNov 12, 2009, 2:34 PM it worked....wow great///thanks buddy jishnuDec 29, 2009, 12:41 PM Thanks for the help.Appreciate your time.

But ... 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 Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile Updating with the latest service pack will allow Windows XP to search several dozen more file types.

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How to Launch Windows Without Entering a Password 7 Games You'll Want to Buy in November »See More //Discover... Read More Here Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Search function not working at all in How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp Didn't think there was alot of relevance in the fact that my computer is up to date. Search Function Not Working Windows Xp GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #20 stapp Global Moderator Joined: Jan 12, 2006 Posts: 7,177 Location: England Right-click the start button and choose properties, then click on the 'customise' button opposite where

Go to Start>Run, type cmd. have a peek at these guys try enabling this option, restarting, then disabling and see if that works –user13267 Dec 13 '12 at 12:06 you gave me an idea where to look, so i'm gonna IF the SEARCH function is at fault in any way, then nothing would work. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Windows Xp Search Companion

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. If the Mods see this note, I`ll be slammed for being "Off Topic". Comment by Raju -- April 28, 2009 @ 05:06 | Reply thanks! http://taskflowapp.com/windows-xp/search-function-not-working-xp.html 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..

You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.Click to expand... John PS - I want everybody to be kind to JB just for ONE day, it`s his Birthday on Saturday 6th November. GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #13 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Those cmds won't cause any more than a "file not found" error -

This isn't the first day I have had this issue.

On the Generation tab, check the box Index files with unknown extensions and click on OK. So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. No, create an account now. Click on the Change preferences link, then on the With Indexing Service link.

stopped working after update Can't open files when I use the Search option No forum Advanced Search option? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - updates not the issue? - maybe a trojan? The Search Function works fine in Windows Safe Mode. this content So it cannot be Windows updates.

Or is it? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bump!! If you have the indexing enabled then you might have turned off the indexing service accidentally.