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No excuse for going AWOL. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I did the whole recovery console and that also didn't work. his comment is here

Now c'mon, pull the trigger already! Monday, October 20, 2008 11:08 AM Your Comments. #re: Fixing XP’s Windows Explorer Search for files “Containing Text” Five years later, but this solution fixed my problem. The SEARCH shown on the Start panel 1 in my post is NOT working. These work well (or better) that windows explorer and offer some advanced features, but the explorer search option is pretty convenient for standard stuff. news

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

asked 3 years ago viewed 1085 times active 3 years ago Blog How We Make Money at Stack Overflow: 2016 Edition Stack Overflow Podcast #94 - We Don't Care If Bret GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #16 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK GlobalForce said: Yes, we'll be nice. After installation is complete you can re-enable Online Armor. how about the /1/ and /2/...

The value in /2/ is different still, but has no colons.Is that anything? 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 share|improve this answer answered Dec 13 '12 at 11:00 crosenblum 140310 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter.

If even this does not, then I believe the last resort is to repair windows by re-installing winxp. It will be difficult to tell from this attachment why the search function is disabled. 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) Best of luck and I hope you find it.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - huff by monsejour / August 31, 2011 7:04 PM PDT In reply to: I'll

It is a panel I never use and the Search is shown in the Toolbar. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp 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 In addition, Happy Birthday Terry!Click to expand... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out.

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John PS - I want everybody to be kind to JB just for ONE day, it`s his Birthday on Saturday 6th November. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/97536-SEARCH-function-not-working-(Wndows-XP) Note that you do not have to turn on the Index service. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp 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. Search Function Not Working Windows Xp 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 -

Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1. this content Nothing happened. I did notice however that a program cleaner validator.exe --> updater.exe keeps trying to run on your system. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Search function not working at all in XP This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our Windows Xp Search Companion

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. by R. Panel 2 Sorry about the 3rd image, it crept in uninvited, just ignore it. http://tekconceptllc.com/windows-xp/search-not-working-in-windows-xp-explorer.php Comment Form.

Raza0007, Nov 4, 2010 #5 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Sorry, I did not see your online armor John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter. 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

IF the SEARCH function is at fault in any way, then nothing would work.

Why not try using this function "sfc /scannow" and see if it corrects your problem. A few of those plus Brandy`s and I don`t reckon I`ll give a toot about my Windows Search problem for a while. adding constant to the variable in a Limsup What should I do after sending a file to print with a typo? It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it.

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 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. So I think it relates something with IE, and tried to re-install it.In my case, I just uninstall and re-install IE from "Windows component add & delete" panel, such that just check over here 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..

Please try again now or at a later time. That lager better be sumpthin good!Click to expand... Almost like a trojan attack that doesn't want to be found...Does that sound likely or familiar to anyone??thanks... stapp, Nov 5, 2010 #21 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK stapp said: Right-click the start button and choose properties, then click on the

I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now. I have uninstalled that Comodo cleaner with all it`s bits and pieces. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2006 7:19 AM PST In reply to: NO clues??

John I hope that users reading this thread with Windows XP Home and SP3 have checked that with their panels 1 and 2 shown in my post, BOTH Search icons work 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 - Not all damage can be repaired at costs the owners will endure or tolerate. I did exactly what was said, hit OK (not ENTER) after each one, each time a panel said it was successful, I rebooted and tried Search (Panel 1 in my post).

In the left pane, right-click Indexing Service on Local Machine, and then click Properties. Browse other questions tagged windows-xp windows-explorer or ask your own question. When you go to right click on start>properties>start menu tab>customize>advance tab>in the start menu items box,scroll down to search,is it there.Tom Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - menu box