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Your suggestion lit my candle. Rating: 5/5 from 16 votesLegal noticePrivacy Lookeen uses cookies in order to ensure the best possible experience. 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? Panel 2 Sorry about the 3rd image, it crept in uninvited, just ignore it. http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-explorer-xp-search-not-working.php

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. 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. Now select Customize from the View menu, check the Console tree box, and click on OK. The fix that seems to be working so far is referenced as method #2 in the MS Knowledge Base article KB309173.

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Thanks! 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 So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. In addition, Happy Birthday Terry!Click to expand...

There is no way to type in what I> want to search for. It has become a ubiquitous part of daily life since it became widespread in the mid-1990s. If you find that certain file types don't appear in the search results, you can try assigning the plain-text filter to those types. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #15 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Yes, we'll be nice.

Jt April 2, 2013 at 1:18 pm Thank you very much! My Computer Search Option Not Working 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 Old cartoon or anime featuring a girl protected by a Red Robot Converting orbital state vectors from one origin to another Shortest path between two points with n hops Is there Back on topic: Both working fine with all most recent Win Updates on XP SP3 for me, JB.Click to expand...

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My Computer Search Option Not Working

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SHOW ME NOW © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. More about the author Insert your Windows XP CD and point to the i386 folder in the CD. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: found the menu box by Tufenuf / January 8, 2007 7:40 AM PST In reply to: found the menu box King of 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 Windows Xp Search Companion

He was present at the formation of the Association of Shareware Professionals, and served on its board of directors. Goodness Giza Golf! 80s Sci-Fi movie with "fire-lion / fire-wolf" chasing people through locked steel doors Are there eighteen or twenty bars in my castle? 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 check my blog Repeat the procedure for any other file extensions you want included.

No mention you have all the service packs, scanned for spyware, if some trojans attacked the OS, etc.Let me be clear here. AFTER LOGGED IN AND CHECKED SEARCH WINDOW… AWESOME.. 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

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The article includes the following recommendation: Method 2 To configure Windows XP to search all files no matter what the file type, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP and Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... 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. 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..

Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. 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. My lager is 9.0 % abv - 500 ml tin, a UK Scottish brew named Tennent`s. news If you have anything else I would love to attempt it as I am still stuck with the problem.On another note, the Search function is not completely missing and not working