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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Solution by andreazauli / January 21, 2007 6:24 AM PST In reply to: search window problem It's a problem of service registration.Try this I downloaded it, run it and after a promising start by the wizard, it said "This program cannot be installed on this computer". Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Jay by tomron / January 7, 2007 4:00 PM PST In reply to: Search function not working at all in XP Right click Now click on the Apply button and then click on the OK button. 3) Locate the Srchasst.inf file. 4) Right-click the Srchasst.inf file and then click Install. http://outwardsound.com/windows-xp/how-to-enable-search-option-in-windows-xp.html

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? 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 - Agent Ransack includes malware from Yontoo.com and hijacks your FF AND IE Browser Sessions. I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now.

My Computer Search Option Not Working

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 Anyone know how to fix this, or do you have any alternatives? It does the same thing everytime I try to search for something and it never finds anything. It just does not want to work in the other two places (the Start menu and the right clicking My Computer and hitting Search).

Can I cite email communication in my thesis/paper? Type or select any or all search criteria. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. How to grep two numbers from the same line at different places using bash?

I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong. Your suggestion lit my candle. I tried removing it, then re-adding it, still no luck.????? Select a location from the resulting box and give your backup registry a name.

Then a little box comes up in the middle of the screen. Thanks Steve, I will put a clean diaper on and try that fix, it looks like it cured this same problem in your link. IF the SEARCH function is at fault in any way, then nothing would work. by splinebender / April 29, 2011 3:17 AM PDT In reply to: Search Option is not working........in Windows XP Thank you for making this easy.

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  3. Hope it helps Dear Sir, what about if i click on the search button, and then, i type the name of any files that i wish to search, and then the
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  7. 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
  8. If you want to search recursively throughout an entire folder structure, dir /A:D /S will do the trick etc.
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Under Sources, click Indexing Options. 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 My Computer Search Option Not Working Almost like a trojan attack that doesn't want to be found...Does that sound likely or familiar to anyone??thanks... Search Function Not Working Windows Xp I believe the wdssetup.exe blocked in the attachment is the installation program for windows search 4.

Hot Network Questions Can Sombra teleport to her teleporter after respawn? navigate here Read about it here and here(relevant to you). Yes No Great! Reboot and we can see if the problem is fixed or if we need to attempt another way. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp

Back to square one. 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 taking the huff, bob? Check This Out Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

CMA CrazyManAndy View Public Profile Send a private message to CrazyManAndy Find all posts by CrazyManAndy #2 04-07-2004, 06:47 PM CrazyManAndy Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2004 I appreciate you taking the time to consider some answers. The two with the red splodges on are all I intended.

If the Mods see this note, I`ll be slammed for being "Off Topic".

Top of Page Share Was this information helpful? That lager better be sumpthin good! Now c'mon, pull the trigger already! I tried the fix in both normal and safe mode but the search key with the black key lock symbol still exists and the window will still not open.As a matter

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 BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. this contact form In the event I saved it to my personal document file.Cheers Dave Back to top #8 -David- -David- Members 10,603 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:London Local time:01:50 AM Posted 14 January

Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it. Back to top #7 Davygood Davygood Topic Starter Members 64 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:50 AM Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:39 PM [size=2] Hello! If your computer runs a Windows version earlier than Vista SP2, you must download Windows Search 4.0 as follows: Click the File tab. I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input.

dammit Steve, I`ve gone and shot my poor old Sarge for nothing. SQL Server backup. Please try again now or at a later time. SEARCH Windows search problems Search Hijack Search Companion Not working [ANN] Turbo Searcher 2.40, the fastest file search tool How to search older articles in the discussion groups?

This setup must differ - I can't get to the effects area but no worries I'm happy now! John PS - I want everybody to be kind to JB just for ONE day, it`s his Birthday on Saturday 6th November. Save this as "fix.reg" and place it on your desktop.It should look like this: Doubleclick on it and when it asks you if you want to merge the contents to the I suppose I did not make that clear in my last posts.

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