Only your suggestion worked… *teary eyed* thanks. 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 But ... http://taskflowapp.com/windows-xp/safe-mode-window-xp-not-working.html
Raza0007, Nov 4, 2010 #3 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Raza0007 said: First of all are Solved: Search Function in Windows XP Not Working Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Rhmillerjr, Apr 10, 2007. E:\I386). You can fix this problem by registering a couple of system DLLs.If the Search Companion registration is broken, the Search window may be completely blank. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/
Add to Want to watch this again later? What could be the problem? by R. Dunk March 18, 2013 at 2:12 pm found my answer atlast… had to reinstall Internet Explorer to get search working in windows Explorer ….
Note that both of these techniques require that you first update your system to the Windows XP Service Pack 1. The two with the red splodges on are all I intended. I have uninstalled that Comodo cleaner with all it`s bits and pieces. Windows Search 4.0 For 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.
Suggestions Please! Go to start > run and copy and paste the following commands one by one in the field: regsvr32 urlmon.dll regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 wshom.ocx hit enter after each command ====== It by tesaito / January 7, 2007 2:23 AM PST In reply to: Update Jay,I fell in exactly similar situation as you. https://lookeen.com/blog/how-to-fix-windows-xp-search-problems I downloaded it, run it and after a promising start by the wizard, it said "This program cannot be installed on this computer".
It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it. nfixitonline 54,155 views 2:44 Loading more suggestions... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bump!! Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - You ask this question by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 31, 2011 7:06 PM PDT In reply to: huff after 5 years?Mark Flag
No luck Steve. So I guess I should just be happy that it is now working again and proceed to the next problem. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp Logoff and login back (just in case the changes don't take effect) and check if the Search Companion User Interface is displayed correctly. Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp These instrutions worked when other popular instructions for registering these files did not.
dammit Steve, I`ve gone and shot my poor old Sarge for nothing. have a peek at these guys 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 safe search option: delete Registry.pol Can't find your answer ? This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Windows Xp Search Companion
He has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, for 10 years in a row from 2003-2012 for his contribution in various online support forums — in Windows Client specialty.When he is Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem. check over here Right-click on Indexing Service on Local Machine in the left-hand pane and click on Properties.
Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... But ... Type %systemroot%\inf, and then click OKLocate the file named SRCHASST.INF, right-click and choose Install.
avn rocky March 29, 2012 at 10:56 am Hooray.. John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter. 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 I have the file called srchasst.inf but i t Search Option Not Working My search option under my start menu will not work.
Loading... SimpleK12 517 views 2:18 Using Windows Search Effectively - Duration: 4:29. 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. this content John I hope that users reading this thread with Windows XP Home and SP3 have checked that with their panels 1 and 2 shown in my post, BOTH Search icons work
Thanks so much.Comments are closed.Random PostsWhy Is Windows Defender Running Alongside my Antivirus Program? (Limited Periodic Scanning) How to Track the Geolocation of Your Windows 10 Computer or Mobile Phone Using The Search function highlighted is the one I have used forever with just a click. 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 StudentTJH 1,201 views 3:31 Windows search 4.0 - Duration: 3:21.
Back on topic: Both working fine with all most recent Win Updates on XP SP3 for me, JB. it worked well :) Renato April 3, 2013 at 9:11 pm Perfect! There is no way to type in what I> want to search for. On the Generation tab, check the box Index files with unknown extensions and click on OK.
In some cases it may default to Windows Classic search (which may work fine) even though the Search Companion is enabled.Tip: To switch to Classic Search in Explorer, read this article If even this does not, then I believe the last resort is to repair windows by re-installing winxp. 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. 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.
YEs…. ^_^ boxer September 24, 2013 at 1:35 pm Execute the following commands .It worked.Thanks so much. I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input. Please let me know if you need me to check anything or supply more info. *crosses fingers* Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - In my case.