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A Windows XP search problem that was quite common was the search window would pop up, but the user wouldn’t be able to type anything into the search. I had a slightly modified explorer to change my start button text. This was a recent XP install (months) and I got a whole lot of updates all at once, but the search worked fine for quite a while until recently (weeks). Solved: Search Function in Windows XP Not Working Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Rhmillerjr, Apr 10, 2007. weblink
Now does search work or not? I've scanned my PC with every AV product I can get my hands on for free and no luck there (which is actually kinda good...) The problem has been with me If you have the indexing enabled then you might have turned off the indexing service accidentally. Go to start > run and copy and paste the following commands one by one in the field: regsvr32 urlmon.dll regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 wshom.ocx hit enter after each command ====== It
My Computer Search Option Not Working
You'll need your XP CD or the files from the I386 folder. (This fix will require you to have your Win XP CD). Log on to the computer by using an account with administrator permissions.2. Search option working properly Naresh Comment by Naresh Kumar -- October 26, 2012 @ 07:00 | Reply RSS feed for comments on this post. what a genius dan December 12, 2009 at 3:24 am It worked!
All rights reserved. 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 Didn't think there was alot of relevance in the fact that my computer is up to date. Sorry about the "lack of detail in my post", as you put it.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - King of Potatoes by tomron / January 8, 2007 6:09 AM PST In reply to: still not working, a little confused. Search Function Not Working Windows Xp Please help me Comment by ashutosh -- April 13, 2008 @ 14:28 | Reply realy great Comment by sham -- February 25, 2012 @ 03:57 | Reply thank you very much These instrutions worked when other popular instructions for registering these files did not. I think it is broken.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out. Once the fix goes in, how to I get it out again if it all goes PLONK ? Your suggestion lit my candle. Say uh ..
Search Function Not Working Windows Xp
If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the usage of cookies. Search function not working Search Function not working? My Computer Search Option Not Working My Windows search button is not working. Windows Xp Search Companion Click Start, click Run, type %systemroot%\inf, and then click OK.3.
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). have a peek at these guys This is not the problem. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Could u tell me the solution for opening User accounts in control panel. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp
Now does search work or not? I've tried sfc /scan now srchasst.ini install Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-10-2007, 05:47 PM #2 bicycle Registered User Join Date: Mar 2006 Posts: 268 OS: Search function not working Can't find your answer ? http://thumbd.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-not-working.html Raza0007, Nov 5, 2010 #9 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working "If the previous linked articles and
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. I tried the fixes above and still have the problem. I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now.
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- Forum and sub-forum search function Loss of search function in xp More resources See also Search function Search function on windowsxp Some questions about the new design, search function, URL redirect
- It is this factor that prevents me from tampering too much with the actual SEARCH function, going on the fact that if ONE works, the OTHER should.
- I'm thinking somewhere a link got broken to the command or a registry value......any ideas?
- Logoff and login back (just in case the changes don't take effect) and check if the Search Companion User Interface is displayed correctly.
- Locate the srchasst.inf file.
- 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.
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- Somewhere along the line I've lost or deleted "Search" in my Start Menu.
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 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 When I go to START and click on Search, the computer freezes up momentarily (30 seconds to 1 minute) and then unfreezes; but the Search window never comes up. You make my day.
Kartic August 1, 2013 at 10:09 am It worked great Thank you for such an useful post PL May 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm Thank you sooooo much. Bruce July 26, 2012 at 3:45 am Solved my Search Companion problem exactly as advertised. My skype is also working and I can play music files too :) MELTECH February 15, 2012 at 9:45 am thank you very much LOVE U! http://thumbd.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-tool.html Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Comment Like these tips?
The Search Function works fine in Windows Safe Mode. 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. Thanks so much.Comments are closed.Random PostsWhy Is Windows Defender Running Alongside my Antivirus Program? (Limited Periodic Scanning) How to Track the Geolocation of Your Windows 10 Computer or Mobile Phone Using John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Loading...
Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). This is really annoying as the start button text was the ONLY thing I edited in the explorer. I have put this site in my favorites! GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #8 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working John, If the previous linked articles and solutions
John PS - I want everybody to be kind to JB just for ONE day, it`s his Birthday on Saturday 6th November. taking the huff, bob? Much faster than "Search." Free, too. If there is already a check in the Search check box, uncheck it and click OK twice to save the changes.
Date: 29. tony February 24, 2010 at 9:54 am awesome. Didn't help.I still can't open the Explorer search function. So it cannot be Windows updates.
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I can go to an explorer window and ctrl-F or hit the top search button in an explorer window and have the seach function show up that way. JAY Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - XP search window comes up blank for me also :( by King of Potatoes / December 19, 2006 11:55 AM PST In by R.
Click the Advanced tab at the top.