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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. thank Comment by pranjal -- March 20, 2011 @ 19:50 | Reply thnak u very much. 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 So the prolem is something else Bob Rhmillerjr, Apr 10, 2007 #3 Joanyoung Joined: Jun 18, 2004 Messages: 1,122 try the following commands start/run regsvr32 urlmon.dll regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 wshom.ocx weblink

I tried installing the srchasst file too, no luck.When I hit the search button in Explorer it pauses for a good 8 seconds like it's trying to find something and can't. PSSST - I`ll be as balmy as a cricket tomorrow with Brandy and strong lager. Read about it here and here(relevant to you). Do n and n^3 have the same set of digits? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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If the Mods see this note, I`ll be slammed for being "Off Topic". 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. But ... 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.

After installation is complete you can re-enable Online Armor. Hope this helps. I tried removing it, then re-adding it, still no luck.????? Teamviewer Back on topic: Both working fine with all most recent Win Updates on XP SP3 for me, JB.Click to expand...

You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem. My Computer Search Option Not Working by nahcjason32 / December 7, 2006 6:34 AM PST In reply to: No clues there. by King of Potatoes / January 8, 2007 11:03 AM PST In reply to: Re: found the menu box I searched my registry for the vaue listed in post #7, and 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.

we there yet? Last edited: Nov 4, 2010 Raza0007, Nov 4, 2010 #6 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working This I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). I tried the fixes above and still have the problem. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp 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 Windows Xp Search Companion 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

Updating with the latest service pack will allow Windows XP to search several dozen more file types. have a peek at these guys In 1986, PC Magazine brought Neil on board to handle the torrent of Turbo Pascal tips submitted by readers. Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. If you have the indexing enabled then you might have turned off the indexing service accidentally. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp

by King of Potatoes / January 16, 2007 3:52 PM PST In reply to: found something?? ...it had 2 colons in front of it. You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.Click to expand... Almost like a trojan attack that doesn't want to be found...Does that sound likely or familiar to anyone??thanks... check over here 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

Style Flat_Awesome Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #18 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK GlobalForce said: Then, my final (and no you So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS.

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.

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. 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. ESET Internet Security 10 Antivirus is the best part of ESET Internet Security 10, but other components include an old-school ... 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

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. Join our site today to ask your question. It is highly recommended that you upgrade to Windows 8, 7, or Vista. this content John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Loading...

Double-click on the value "(Default)" for that subkey and set its data to {5e941d80-bf96-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb}. So today we must wiegh if a reinstall is the right answer.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - NO clues?? Locate the srchasst.inf file. If you have the indexing enabled then you might have turned off the indexing service accidentally.