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You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. How not to lose confidence in front of supervisor? GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #10 CloneRanger Registered Member Joined: Jan 4, 2006 Posts: 4,833 @ John Bull Noticed this in one of your screenies I know several people who had their weblink

This is not the problem. Are you sure you are not infected with a virus? You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.Click to expand... 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

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

XenForo style by Pixel Exit ▲ ▼ An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. I don`t know if it has always been there, but I want it back working on Panel 1. No notable problems on my system. Now c'mon, pull the trigger already!Click to expand...

These work well (or better) that windows explorer and offer some advanced features, but the explorer search option is pretty convenient for standard stuff. So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. I tried removing it, then re-adding it, still no luck.????? Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Solution by andreazauli / January 21, 2007 6:24 AM PST In reply to: search window problem It's a problem of service registration.Try this

John John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #17 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Then, my final (and no you won't screw anything up) My Computer Search Option Not Working So today we must wiegh if a reinstall is the right answer.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - NO clues?? Now does search work or not? http://superuser.com/questions/518719/explorers-search-button-not-working Will let you know and again thank you for your input.

Back to square one.Click to expand... "Program can not be installed on this computer" It appears something major has occurred on your system. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Update by nahcjason32 / December 7, 2006 9:33 AM PST In reply to: My last shot Not a clue, I will take a Say uh .. I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

It is this factor that prevents me from tampering too much with the actual SEARCH function, going on the fact that if ONE works, the OTHER should. Below is a key of what all the icons mean and which aspects of the layout they change. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp START -- > RUN --->regsvr32 wshom.ocxregsvr32 jscript.dllregsvr32 urlmon.dllafter this just restart and Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!11 Flag Permalink This was helpful (5) Collapse - Problem with Search Tool and radio buttons, in XP by Search Function Not Working Windows Xp Somebody loaded about 40 all at once after a re-install and this happened, and the solution was to uninstall one by one until it was fixed.

I did the whole recovery console and that also didn't work. have a peek at these guys Your suggestion lit my candle. No excuse for going AWOL. Can you pinpoint when this occurred and whether any updates were installed beforehand? Windows Xp Search Companion

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK I use Windows XP Search Function : START>SEARCH very To do this: Click Start, and then click Search (or point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders). Back on topic: Both working fine with all most recent Win Updates on XP SP3 for me, JB. check over here When you go to right click on start>properties>start menu tab>customize>advance tab>in the start menu items box,scroll down to search,is it there.Tom Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - menu box

The fix that seems to be working so far is referenced as method #2 in the MS Knowledge Base article KB309173. Didn't help.I still can't open the Explorer search function. Second's the COM security launch tab.

The problem is the SEARCH function is simply not operating and with eveything I have tried, nothing is even remotely close to why its happening.

Panel 1 Panel 2 comes up when right clicking START>Open. The first is by clicking the Start Menu, and clicking Search; the second is by right clicking My Computer and clicking Search. I have uninstalled that Comodo cleaner with all it`s bits and pieces. stapp, Nov 5, 2010 #21 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK stapp said: Right-click the start button and choose properties, then click on the

No luck Steve. Just one point, the fix is :- ===== Do the following.. Follow me on Twitter @nathanaw. http://taskflowapp.com/windows-xp/search-xp-not-working.html If you are infected that might explain why windows functions are not working or you are unable to install software on your system.

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Got wheels on so I can get up some speed going downhill and disc brakes for safety. It has suddenly stopped working. This should solve your problem.

The article includes the following recommendation: Method 2 To configure Windows XP to search all files no matter what the file type, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP and Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. The SEARCH shown on the Start panel 1 in my post is NOT working. My lager is 9.0 % abv - 500 ml tin, a UK Scottish brew named Tennent`s.

Close the Indexing Service console. What is wrong is that somehow the function listed on the Start menu (panel 1) has lost it`s active connection. we there yet? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

any Luck yet Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Search Option is not working........in Windows XP by g_raju_21 / April 27, 2009 4:57 PM PDT In reply to: still Dear Stapp - thank you for posting. 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 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

The dog will be coughing and spluttering with cigar smoke and I`ll be admiring that new streamlined drag reducing walking frame the wife has bought me. Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Didn't think there was alot of relevance in the fact that my computer is up to date.

The SEARCH shown on my panel 2 IS working perfect. You’re mileage may vary. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/) How to back