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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 On the tab that says Generation, check the box that says Index files with unknown extensions. Daniel, I followed exactly what you posted and yes the service is running. Your cache administrator is webmaster. navigate here

Also try enabling the Indexing Service in Windows XP Open “Control Panel”, select “Administrator Tools”, and open Services applet. Nothing happened. by tesaito / January 7, 2007 2:23 AM PST In reply to: Update Jay,I fell in exactly similar situation as you. 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

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

Sign in 5 Loading... Just one point, the fix is :- ===== Do the following.. There used to be a program called Reroute XP Search, which could be used to change the search link from the Windows XP search engine to the third party installation, however

  • 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
  • The normal search works without the indexing but the mailbox is HUGE and takes a very long time to search without being indexed.
  • The pisser is that it locks up explorer and renders the taskbar useless.
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  • 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
  • The problem is the SEARCH function is simply not operating and with eveything I have tried, nothing is even remotely close to why its happening.
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  • System in question is a Dell 6400 or E1505 Duo Core 1.7GHz, 2 Gig Mem.
  • What is wrong is that somehow the function listed on the Start menu (panel 1) has lost it`s active connection.

Panel 1 shows the panel that comes up when left clicking START. 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 - Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Search Categories: Business & Productivity 28 Fun Stuff 8 Industry Analysis 98 Lookeen Features 37 Tutorials 93 - Lookeen 7 - Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Does that help??

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 My Computer Search Option Not Working 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). What game did I see in Verona, Italy? Later, Zip May 15, 2008 #6 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

Hope this helps. I tried removing it, then re-adding it, still no luck.????? Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). Then click OK.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose How to fix windows XP's search companion? 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 How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp I have`nt a clue how or what to do about it. Windows Xp Search Companion sp3 cd today, I'm going to try and replace explorer in safe mode under cmd prompt, will let you know the outcome.

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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 I can't tell you the last time I had to worry about a virus on my machine. 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. his comment is here Now c'mon, pull the trigger already!

While some of read more ... Read about it here and here(relevant to you). yer not using that CC for downstairs are ya?


It was specifically designed to allow a third party search engine to work on Windows XP. GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #20 stapp Global Moderator Joined: Jan 12, 2006 Posts: 7,182 Location: England Right-click the start button and choose properties, then click on the 'customise' button opposite where Should I delete the colons? powered by Olark live chat software Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register?

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I don`t know if it has always been there, but I want it back working on Panel 1. Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1. weblink 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

I would hate it all to be a Windows update matter. Do n and n^3 have the same set of digits? The SEARCH shown on the Start panel 1 in my post is NOT working. Just tried to use it yet again and it is not working - click - nothing happens.

Now does search work or not? If it's considered irrelevant to ask to for details, I feel I must bow out. Thanks, Zip May 15, 2008 #1 xxdanielxx TS Rookie Posts: 1,069 try this right click on your hard drive in my computer select properties and make sure there is a Add to Want to watch this again later?

The SEARCH shown on my panel 2 IS working perfect. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Not the answer you're looking for? EDIT: It appears online armor has at least blocked the installation of windows search 4.

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Panel 2 Sorry about the 3rd image, it crept in uninvited, just ignore it. by R.