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No advanced search option in KB please help re SEARCH option open search explore option Service Pack 2: Missing search option More resources See also Search Option Google Search not working Right-click on Indexing Service on Local Machine in the left-hand pane and click on Properties. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bump!! How to Launch Windows Without Entering a Password 7 Games You'll Want to Buy in November »See More //Discover...

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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 It might help especially if you used the comp for some length of time Cudni, Nov 4, 2010 #2 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA The first is by clicking the Start Menu, and clicking Search; the second is by right clicking My Computer and clicking Search. If you are infected that might explain why windows functions are not working or you are unable to install software on your system.

Stay logged in Wilders Security Forums Forums > Software, Hardware and General Services > other software & services > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Activity Recent Posts Members Members Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Search function not working at all in

I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now. His "User to User" column supplied readers with tips... gadeli January 24, 2011 at 9:39 pm wonderfull, works the SRCHASST.INF reinstallation thank you ! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/82093-45-search-option-working 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

Second's the COM security launch tab. So I guess I should just be happy that it is now working again and proceed to the next problem. 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 Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/97536-SEARCH-function-not-working-(Wndows-XP) If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong. Windows Xp Search Companion Your suggestion lit my candle.

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. this content In addition, Happy Birthday Terry!Click to expand... JAY Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - XP search window comes up blank for me also :( by King of Potatoes / December 19, 2006 11:55 AM PST In The Search function highlighted is the one I have used forever with just a click. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp

My skype is also working and I can play music files too :) MELTECH February 15, 2012 at 9:45 am thank you very much LOVE U! In 1986, PC Magazine brought Neil on board to handle the torrent of Turbo Pascal tips submitted by readers. This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. http://tekconceptllc.com/windows-xp/search-function-not-working-windows-xp.php 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 -

yer not using that CC for downstairs are ya? Search option working properly Naresh Comment by Naresh Kumar -- October 26, 2012 @ 07:00 | Reply RSS feed for comments on this post. Your username or email address: Do you already have an account?

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)

That lager better be sumpthin good! Indeed, as Elvandil stated, I do find it to be a better search engine than the Widnows XP Search Function. Thanks againJAY Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Search function not working at all in XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. should they be deleted?

Execute the following commands:regsvr32 /i %windir%\srchasst\srchui.dllregsvr32 %windir%\system32\jscript.dllYou should see the message DllRegisterServer in succeeded. It just does not want to work in the other two places (the Start menu and the right clicking My Computer and hitting Search). DM March 29, 2010 at 9:29 am God bless you! http://tekconceptllc.com/windows-xp/search-function-not-working-on-windows-xp.php Kartic August 1, 2013 at 10:09 am It worked great Thank you for such an useful post PL May 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm Thank you sooooo much.

Jt April 2, 2013 at 1:18 pm Thank you very much! The two with the red splodges on are all I intended. 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 Mike November 17, 2011 at 4:24 am Thanks soo much!

we there yet? Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. I didn't have windows search and some of my web pages were only showing part of the pages. 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