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I don`t know if it has always been there, but I want it back working on Panel 1. You will not lose any data, just the OS files will be overwritten. Contact Login Archives August, 2015 (2)August, 2013 (1)February, 2013 (1)December, 2012 (1)March, 2012 (2)January, 2012 (5)December, 2011 (1)November, 2011 (4)October, 2011 (2)September, 2011 (4)June, 2011 (2)May, 2011 (2)April, 2011 (1)March, 2011 If even this does not, then I believe the last resort is to repair windows by re-installing winxp. have a peek here

I'm guessing that's what you mean.There's nothing about searching in there.There are things like expand My Documents, Scroll Programs, Show Small Icons in Start Menu, etc. 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. Get the answer SUSOSASHMay 18, 2009, 12:12 AM Thanks Dear,It worked for me... But ...

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

No mention you have all the service packs, scanned for spyware, if some trojans attacked the OS, etc.Let me be clear here. These work well (or better) that windows explorer and offer some advanced features, but the explorer search option is pretty convenient for standard stuff. It's almost as if teh executable for the function has disappeared. Jt April 2, 2013 at 1:18 pm Thank you very much!

Ask ! Click Change Indexing Service Settings (Advanced). Should it be "runs" or "run" in the following sentence? Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp Thanks Dixt December 15, 2013 at 7:37 am Thanks This is soo very helpful.

You are like my mini-God today! :D :D :D I tried the first 2 commands and my windows search worked like a charm! I believe the wdssetup.exe blocked in the attachment is the installation program for windows search 4. Attached Files: Winsearch 2.JPG File size: 29.3 KB Views: 5,113 Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #7 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Dear Stapp - thank you for posting.

I have done absolutely nothing, so please somebody :- why should this function suddenly stop working and how can I get it to work again ? Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp 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 .. To do this: Click Start, and then click Search (or point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders). Have`nt a clue why, I just had to crash it.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... thanks Mickysoft. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp It fixed the problem right away - no issues! Search Function Not Working Windows Xp 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

I wish all fixes were so quick and easy.This fix solved my problem: Fixing Windows XP Search Companion User Interface Vera August 7, 2010 at 3:36 am you helped me dodge http://tekspotting.com/windows-xp/xp-pro-search-not-working.html Missed A Connection Lucene analytics index constantly loads HDD Mountainering with 6 y.o. yer not using that CC for downstairs are ya? There is no way to type in what I> want to search for. Windows Xp Search Companion

Your cache administrator is webmaster. Ijustspent 4days trying toget rid of this ratware.! Locate the srchasst.inf file. Check This Out safe search option: delete Registry.pol Can't find your answer ?

Are you sure you are not infected with a virus? 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 The first is by clicking the Start Menu, and clicking Search; the second is by right clicking My Computer and clicking Search.

John Bull, Nov 4, 2010 #1 Cudni Global Moderator Joined: May 24, 2009 Posts: 6,956 Location: Somethingshire Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Did you restart the comp?

I don't want to re-create the user, just want to find the reg key or rule and fix this windows-xp windows-explorer share|improve this question edited Dec 13 '12 at 10:25 asked Are there eighteen or twenty bars in my castle? 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. I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now.

try enabling this option, restarting, then disabling and see if that works –user13267 Dec 13 '12 at 12:06 you gave me an idea where to look, so i'm gonna I appreciate you taking the time to consider some answers. When I click it, it does nothing. http://tekspotting.com/windows-xp/xp-search-not-working.html Please try again now or at a later time.

I have checked this option and all is OK, the Search box is checked. Thank you! No entries in history tab,just a 'search option' solved Windows search index not working Adobe Indesign Help "search option" solved Windows Start Menu / search / key not working after closing 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 -

Thank you croftie for checking that, it only needs one to do it. jyot March 30, 2011 at 8:27 pm OH MY GOD!!!!!!!! Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. From my testing, it seems to work well, but I have seen some articles saying that even this doesn’t fix the issue.

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 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 It just does not want to work in the other two places (the Start menu and the right clicking My Computer and hitting Search). For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it.

by tesaito / January 7, 2007 2:23 AM PST In reply to: Update Jay,I fell in exactly similar situation as you. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out. Not all damage can be repaired at costs the owners will endure or tolerate. Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it.

Just one point, the fix is :- ===== Do the following.. Absolutely nothing. 2. 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 Any idea on how to fix this? [Update] On my account it works (admin) and on another user (limited) it's not working.

Run the editor, and look for permessions for search. I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input. 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 Can I reset a CSS property rather than overriding it?