gadeli January 24, 2011 at 9:39 pm wonderfull, works the SRCHASST.INF reinstallation thank you ! I have never used it, and i just want to know if there is a way to get it to stop popping up automatically. I work in a Real Estate office as the admin person which also means I handle all of the computer problems. This feature is not available right now. weblink
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Uploaded on Feb 13, 2010How to fix windows XP search companion when it's displaying a blank window. My search function appears to be working properly now. I'm going to link your page to other sites, there are so many poor clueless people out there still searching for the right answer. The System File Checker is a little known utility that validates that Windows own files are undamaged.
Jun July 28, 2008 12:58 PM START -- > RUN ---> regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Note: regsvr32 jscript.dll alone did not help. In the list of files that appear look for the Srchasst.inf file. Click OK again. Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp Thanks for coming out of retirement Guru.
If not, uninstall it then run the setup file for firefox 8. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp DM March 29, 2010 at 9:29 am God bless you! what a genius dan December 12, 2009 at 3:24 am It worked! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/ You make my day.
All my tools and searching had lead to even more questions!....UNTIL..Your (AWESUM) site and link to Microsoft which i followed. Aa Search Companion 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.. Rating is available when the video has been rented. Categories Windows XPPost navigationRemove Favorite Links Completely from Explorer and Common Dialog in Windows VistaHow To Capture a Screenshot of the User Account Control Elevation DialogHome » Microsoft » Windows »
may want to do a spyware scan and a on-line virus scan, these are usually good signs that spyware has invaded. https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/1590-how-do-i-re-install-the-search-companion So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. Windows Xp Search Not Working I am an ignoramus regarding computing, and I am very grateful for the helpful suggestions found here. Windows Xp Search Companion David June 29, 2005 8:19 PM I am using Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2.
John September 8, 2004 5:26 AM Thanks. http://johnfladung.net/windows-xp/search-companion-not-working-in-xp.html Steve H. by King of Potatoes / January 8, 2007 4:12 AM PST In reply to: Jay >Right click on start menu>properties>start menu tab>customize>advance>is the search box checked?Did you mean right click on if anyone knows how to get rid of it please email me at [email address removed] it would be much appreciated thanks. My Computer Search Option Not Working
Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - any luck yet? Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... if i unplug the charger windows will shutdown.how can i solve this problem? http://johnfladung.net/windows-xp/search-companion-in-windows-xp-not-working.html I really appreciate the great info.
Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Then reinstall all the older version files using the old version of srchasst.inf. Thank you!
After excuting these commands, everything works fine :) (search + download matter) thank you. When I click Start and Search the search window opens with the search companion (dog) but there are no input boxes, text boxes, search button or any dialog boxes what so Blank Search Companion 2. colin8696908 41,190 views 3:28 Windows XP - How do I repair Internet Explorer - Duration: 2:35.
I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input. Home FREE edition ! Ryan April 18, 2006 11:00 PM Thank you very much! this content TechTipzz 4,959 views 3:39 Disable Startup Programs in Windows 7/Vista/Xp - Duration: 2:29.
will it solve my problems? Zach September 16, 2004 9:14 PM Is there anyway to get rid of the search toolbar? I have re-registered over a dozen times, and it does always work (even over reboots) but a few days later it goes on the blink again. The first is by clicking the Start Menu, and clicking Search; the second is by right clicking My Computer and clicking Search.
Ng Tuyen. I don't use XP anymore so I am not sure what the actual file is that you are disabling, but it should be in there. This problem was driving me crazy! This was really useful.
If its not there considering repairing your OS as few of your instllations are missing Was this answer helpful? 00 · 03/15/2012 02:20 Add Your Answer 10~1000 characters in length CAPTCHA: Post without Ask Leo! Please try again later. whenever i click on the "Search" button in start menu there is always a dialogue box which says:"a file that is required to run search companion cannot be found.
Microsoft offers no solution other than to go back to service pack 1. Yep, I have this exact issue, and running "regsvr32 jscript.dll" via Start > Run, per the MS article, resolved the issue.