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Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it. It will just take some customization for it to find the correct files. Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #23 crofttk Registered Member Joined: May 15, 2004 Posts: 1,976 Location: Eastern PA, USA GlobalForce said: Sounds OK (and quite funny) ta'me. Best of luck and I hope you find it.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - huff by monsejour / August 31, 2011 7:04 PM PDT In reply to: I'll weblink

This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Up next How to fix windows XP's search companion? - Duration: 1:30. stopped working after update Can't open files when I use the Search option No forum Advanced Search option? I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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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. 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.. tjisgnarly 19,393 views 2:08 Searching for Files on Windows XP - Duration: 2:27. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bump!!

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. Constant Contact Review Join.Me Review LiquidPlanner Review Microsoft Office 2016 Review Microsoft Office For Mac Review Microsoft Office 365 Review Vivantio Pro Review Wrike Review Zoho Projects Review Cameras & Photo/Video And yes my PC is completley up to date, SP2 most recent service pack , I have a firewall and IDS as well and run frequent checks for malware and spyware. Panel 2 Sorry about the 3rd image, it crept in uninvited, just ignore it.

I tried the fixes above and still have the problem. You can change this preference below. 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? http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/windows-xp-search-function-stopped-working.285992/ EDIT: It appears online armor has at least blocked the installation of windows search 4.

Back to square one.Click to expand... "Program can not be installed on this computer" It appears something major has occurred on your system. 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. You'll need your XP CD or the files from the I386 folder. (This fix will require you to have your Win XP CD).phantazy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - If you have anything else I would love to attempt it as I am still stuck with the problem.On another note, the Search function is not completely missing and not working

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It's almost as if teh executable for the function has disappeared. Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp colin8696908 41,190 views 3:28 Windows XP - Understand Search Companion - PC Operating Systems - Duration: 2:18. Windows Xp Search Companion Like this.::{e17d4fc0-5564-11d1-83f2-00a0c90dc849}See that \0\ zero directory near the end?

PSSST - I`ll be as balmy as a cricket tomorrow with Brandy and strong lager. http://taskflowapp.com/windows-xp/search-on-windows-xp-not-working.html If you have the indexing enabled then you might have turned off the indexing service accidentally. It is so well-used that workers now spend 28% of business hours reading and writing emails. IF the SEARCH function is at fault in any way, then nothing would work. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp

No excuse for going AWOL. My operating package is in my signature. Why not try using this function "sfc /scannow" and see if it corrects your problem. check over here Second's the COM security launch tab.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! 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. John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter.

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It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it. If i click the user accounts white screen appears and disappears within a seconds. I can't tell you the last time I had to worry about a virus on my machine. The Search function relies on an internal filter to find words; file types that don't have a defined filter won't be searched.

XenForo style by Pixel Exit ▲ ▼ Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center 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 After installation is complete you can re-enable Online Armor. http://taskflowapp.com/windows-xp/search-is-not-working-in-windows-xp.html Not all damage can be repaired at costs the owners will endure or tolerate.

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 Contents Edit the Registry Safely Find Missing Shared Folders Protect Sensitive Files Turn Off the "Low Disk Space" Warning Prevent Password Expiration Fix Corrupted Desktop Icons Stop Blocking Attachments Control Internet I don`t know if it has always been there, but I want it back working on Panel 1. 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

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Sign in to add this video to a playlist. thank Comment by pranjal -- March 20, 2011 @ 19:50 | Reply thnak u very much. GR4phiC4rNaGe 90,667 views 7:52 windows xp search not working - Duration: 0:29. Please try again now or at a later time.

Ask ! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... by alw75 / December 15, 2008 9:13 PM PST In reply to: still not working, a little confused. John John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #19 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Sounds OK (and quite funny) ta'me.

by R. 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. how about the /1/ and /2/... You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.

Comment by neeraj malpani -- September 22, 2009 @ 03:56 | Reply HI, THNKS FOR THE TIP, IT'S REALLY USEFUL, KI Comment by kiran ksk -- March 7, 2010 @ 12:46 This should fix your Windows XP search problems. Remind me later Review A privacy reminder from YouTube, a Google company Skip navigation GBUploadSign inSearch Loading...