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But, then, maybe the restoration of the working of my Widnows XP Search Function is a result of by having rebooted my computer two or three times over several says after by tesaito / January 7, 2007 2:23 AM PST In reply to: Update Jay,I fell in exactly similar situation as you. It has been happening for some time, I am talking months so exactly pinpointing it will be tough, thanks for the option, Reinstalling Windows right now is not an option so I've scanned my PC with every AV product I can get my hands on for free and no luck there (which is actually kinda good...) The problem has been with me weblink

Can you see anything on my OA Keylogger blockages that may have caused trouble :- Last edited: Nov 4, 2010 John Bull, Nov 4, 2010 #4 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: 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. This should fix your Windows XP search problems. Sign in Transcript Statistics 1,482 views 0 Like this video? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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Didn't help.I still can't open the Explorer search function. There are some known issues with trying to install a search engine in Windows XP, so you really need to check that the software you download is compatible. andrianto September 27, 2011 at 8:27 pm this is the best…SOLVE my Probem on Win Xp Sp3..grreat thanks jeevitha July 2, 2011 at 11:31 am OMG .. pwilliam replied Nov 15, 2016 at 12:39 PM Making Feature Boxes Responsive JiminSA replied Nov 15, 2016 at 12:25 PM DVI to HDMI adapter problem Triple6 replied Nov 15, 2016 at

safe search option: delete Registry.pol Can't find your answer ? you are great. Meditational State 1,864,775 views 11:14 Windows XP - Understand Search Companion - PC Operating Systems - Duration: 2:18. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Login as Administrator or equivalent.2.

Didn't think there was alot of relevance in the fact that my computer is up to date. My Computer Search Option Not Working All rights reserved. Loading... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/82093-45-search-option-working Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1.

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My Computer Search Option Not Working

Are you sure you are not infected with a virus? https://lookeen.com/blog/how-to-fix-windows-xp-search-problems yer not using that CC for downstairs are ya? How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #13 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Those cmds won't cause any more than a "file not found" error - Search Function Not Working Windows Xp we there yet?

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.. have a peek at these guys View attachment 223187 Click to expand... 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. Join our site today to ask your question. Windows Xp Search Companion

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 Loading... EDIT: It appears online armor has at least blocked the installation of windows search 4. http://johnfladung.net/windows-xp/search-option-not-working-in-windows-xp.html 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.

I don't know what I'd do if I wasn't able to use my search companion but you helped me fix it. ^_^ Anson July 28, 2010 at 1:20 pm Thanks dear, AnonymousNov 10, 2010, 12:54 PM Thank You all. I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong.

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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 by splinebender / April 29, 2011 3:17 AM PDT In reply to: Search Option is not working........in Windows XP Thank you for making this easy. Note that the file extension (.INF) is not shown in Windows Explorer unless the Hide extensions for known file types setting is disabled in Control Panel / Folder Options / View Back to square one.

Should I delete the colons? 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 Bruce July 26, 2012 at 3:45 am Solved my Search Companion problem exactly as advertised. http://johnfladung.net/windows-xp/search-option-windows-xp-not-working.html 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

I agree x Questions? Will let you know and again thank you for your input. Loading... 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.

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) Jan 2016 Author: Joana Simoes Tags: Windows Search Share with: « How To Search Public Folders In Outlook How To Use Windows Search Service » Other things you might find interesting: Salito X-Lab 4,210 views 1:30 How to search files in windows xp (Urdu) - Duration: 7:07. So today we must wiegh if a reinstall is the right answer.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - NO clues??

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out. it also corrected the "blank yahoo messenger text box" … AND "user menu" in control panel, which was also coming blank!I'm so happy… I would be dancing around in the room beyourownit 1,626 views 4:29 Learn about Search Option In windows XP - Duration: 5:05. Loading...

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