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Advertisement Rhmillerjr Thread Starter Joined: Nov 15, 2005 Messages: 8 For no apparent reason, the Search Function on my Dell Dimension 4300 Pentium 4 computer has stopped working in Windows Normal You make my day. The Red Moon, Aug 11, 2016 Replies: 2 Views: 329 The Red Moon Aug 17, 2016 Windows XP Overkill, Aug 7, 2016 Replies: 69 Views: 3,268 rm22 Sep 11, 2016 App Locate the srchasst.inf file. http://tekconceptllc.com/windows-xp/search-function-in-xp-not-working.php

START — > RUN —> regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Comment by Gmac -- February 24, 2011 @ 19:04 | Reply thanks very much. I downloaded it, run it and after a promising start by the wizard, it said "This program cannot be installed on this computer". It will be difficult to tell from this attachment why the search function is disabled. And just for humor sake I ran Hijackthis and checked my firewall settings and ran a virus scan after checking for new virus definitions. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Will let you know and again thank you for your input. Looks a bit more involved, I`ll study it and have a go. It worked.

YEs…. ^_^ boxer September 24, 2013 at 1:35 pm Execute the following commands .It worked.Thanks so much. The two with the red splodges on are all I intended. Run the editor, and look for permessions for search. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Dear Stapp - thank you for posting.

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... Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2006 5:56 AM PST In reply to: Search function not working at all in XP http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/04/11/winxp_search_assistant_silently_downloads/ notes a few other files as well as it Now if I can revive Help & Support and System Restore I'll be back to normal. Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it.

Comment by raj -- May 26, 2009 @ 21:15 | Reply this is really a Faboluss solution Comment by Tishna -- June 15, 2009 @ 18:16 | Reply in my computer JAY Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - My last shot by phantazy / December 7, 2006 8:59 AM PST In reply to: Still no good I have a vague Click on the Change preferences link, then on the With Indexing Service link. No CC Steve, Have my finger on the trigger, but it`s a bit gloomy out there and the guy stumbling towards me looks a bit like my Platoon Sarge.

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sting_32Jun 13, 2009, 7:29 PM START -- > RUN --->regsvr32 wshom.ocxregsvr32 jscript.dllregsvr32 urlmon.dllAlso, you had to restart PC to make it work.That't it Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!Oh dear... https://kunaljain.wordpress.com/2008/01/16/if-search-option-not-working-or-get-disabled-in-xp/ Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp Have`nt a clue why, I just had to crash it. Search Function Not Working Windows Xp I downloaded it, run it and after a promising start by the wizard, it said "This program cannot be installed on this computer".

Browse other questions tagged windows-xp windows-explorer or ask your own question. this content Solved: Search Function in Windows XP Not Working Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Rhmillerjr, Apr 10, 2007. 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 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - search problems fix by hotrod54 / January 23, 2007 6:22 PM PST In reply to: King of Potatoes get a copy if tweakui Windows Xp Search Companion

Comment by hero -- August 16, 2009 @ 18:41 | Reply Thanks , buddy it's working. I tried the fixes above and still have the problem. If you don't find a subkey named PersistentHandler, create one. weblink Like this.::{e17d4fc0-5564-11d1-83f2-00a0c90dc849}See that \0\ zero directory near the end?

EDIT: It appears online armor has at least blocked the installation of windows search 4. But ... I have done absolutely nothing, so please somebody :- why should this function suddenly stop working and how can I get it to work again ?

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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 Comment by Rudresh -- November 5, 2009 @ 20:16 | Reply I had the same problem but still it is not working. how about the /1/ and /2/... You are great :,) Dominiquej March 19, 2011 at 9:49 pm Worked perfectly.

PSSST - I`ll be as balmy as a cricket tomorrow with Brandy and strong lager. You can also change a setting in the Content Indexing Service to index all files. 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 - check over here Select Search from the Start menu.

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. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! More» Quick Heal Total Security 17 The Quick Heal Total Security 17 mega-suite doesn't add a lot to Quick Heal's basic suite, and its p... Join our site today to ask your question.

Didn't think there was alot of relevance in the fact that my computer is up to date. 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.. thank Comment by pranjal -- March 20, 2011 @ 19:50 | Reply thnak u very much. Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech