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this problem occured mainly due to script damage.. The SEARCH shown on the Start panel 1 in my post is NOT working. 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. It's almost as if teh executable for the function has disappeared. his comment is here

You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.Click to expand... Register now Not a member yet? 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 Go to Start then select Run Then type these in, hitting enter after each entry: regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Now just restart your PC. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

I have checked this option and all is OK, the Search box is checked. Loading... In addition, Happy Birthday Terry!

Loading... 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 Scroll down to Change Indexing Service Settings (Advanced) and click on it (you don't have to turn on indexing). Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp BILLbilly01 8,068,622 views 15:28 Make windows 8 look like 7 (return of start menu) - Duration: 3:43.

should they be deleted? My Computer Search Option Not Working It has been going on for quite some time. Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/windows-xp-search-function-stopped-working.285992/ What is wrong is that somehow the function listed on the Start menu (panel 1) has lost it`s active connection.

It will be difficult to tell from this attachment why the search function is disabled. There’s still something you might be able to try. You may need winxp installation disk. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK. 3.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Start Menu, Search, Settings, Edge, Cortana, etc. I tried installing the srchasst file too, no luck.When I hit the search button in Explorer it pauses for a good 8 seconds like it's trying to find something and can't. 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 Rating: 5/5 from 16 votesLegal noticePrivacy Lookeen uses cookies in order to ensure the best possible experience.

It has become a ubiquitous part of daily life since it became widespread in the mid-1990s. this content If, for some reason, the desktop search seems to work, but only brings up irrelevant files then you have a different problem on your hands—one that is still solvable. In 1986, PC Magazine brought Neil on board to handle the torrent of Turbo Pascal tips submitted by readers. Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. Windows Xp Search Companion

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. Repeat the procedure for any other file extensions you want included. stopped working after update Can't open files when I use the Search option No forum Advanced Search option? http://tekconceptllc.com/windows-xp/search-in-xp-not-working.php It is so well-used that workers now spend 28% of business hours reading and writing emails.

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: I have`nt a clue how or what to do about it. Sign in 26 0 Don't like this video?

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More» More Stories by Neil J. The first is by clicking the Start Menu, and clicking Search; the second is by right clicking My Computer and clicking Search. Password Register FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search Search in XP not working from Start Menu Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes #1 12-24-2006, Think I'll give your suggestion a try anyway Dave.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bump!! Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1. Thank you croftie for checking that, it only needs one to do it. check over here More» Quick Heal Internet Security 17 Quick Heal Internet Security 17 includes such unusual features as silent ransomware protection and a...

by nahcjason32 / December 7, 2006 6:34 AM PST In reply to: No clues there. 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 John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter. 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.

The two with the red splodges on are all I intended. Working... tesaito View Public Profile Send a private message to tesaito Find all posts by tesaito #4 07-09-2007, 03:08 AM TheFrog Offline Registered User Join Date: Jun 2004 Location: Register Now - It's Free!

Open a dialog box that previously experienced the issue that is described in the "Symptoms" section of this article. actually i had same problem ...after that i solved ..n.. I did the whole recovery console and that also didn't work. At the moment, my only hope is Wilders, there are so many geeks and experts on this Forum that I am very optimistic somebody will crack it for me.

A note to any and all Windows XP users: Support for Windows XP ended in April of 2014. Say uh .. Panel 2 Sorry about the 3rd image, it crept in uninvited, just ignore it. 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:

I downloaded it, run it and after a promising start by the wizard, it said "This program cannot be installed on this computer". Locate the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{f414c26 0-6ac0-11cf-b6d1-00aa00bbbb58}\In procServer32 The (Default) value data should contain the following value: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\JSCRIPT.DLL If it does not, double-click Default, type C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\JSCRIPT.DLL in the Value data box, Rating is available when the video has been rented. 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

You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem. Hope this helps. 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. I was lookin fr an answer and I Got it..