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Thank you! Rubenking August 19, 2003 10 Comments When you use the Search option on the Start menu to find files containing specific text, the results may not include files of all types. In fact, if you haven't installed any service packs, quite a few file types will be omitted. Mike November 17, 2011 at 4:24 am Thanks soo much! his comment is here

What could be the problem? In any case online armor should not block a key windows function. Bruce July 26, 2012 at 3:45 am Solved my Search Companion problem exactly as advertised. Two easy steps and it was fixed.

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Windows XP Search Engine Finding Irrelevant Files When a search tool on a computer gives you trouble it can be a frustrating problem to have. It has suddenly stopped working. 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. More» Quick Heal Total Security 17 The Quick Heal Total Security 17 mega-suite doesn't add a lot to Quick Heal's basic suite, and its p...

Advertisement Recent Posts Crashing intermittently for... My operating package is in my signature. 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. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp by King of Potatoes / January 16, 2007 3:52 PM PST In reply to: found something?? ...it had 2 colons in front of it.

About us | Contact us | Disclaimer & Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Subscribe Copyright© 2016 Ramesh Srinivasan.Scroll back to top Members 1 posts Posted 04 March 2009 - 06:14 AM You need to register below dll. Back to top #12 stevetamis stevetamis New WinMatrixian Members 3 posts Posted 09 October 2009 - 05:41 AM Hi, Every one I often visit this site.This is nice site where you These instrutions worked when other popular instructions for registering these files did not.

No notable problems on my system. 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. I did notice however that a program cleaner validator.exe --> updater.exe keeps trying to run on your system. K Smith January 8, 2011 at 8:52 pm Thank you very much!

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - search problems fix by hotrod54 / January 23, 2007 6:22 PM PST In reply to: King of Potatoes get a copy if tweakui by alw75 / December 15, 2008 9:13 PM PST In reply to: still not working, a little confused. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp stapp, Nov 5, 2010 #21 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK stapp said: Right-click the start button and choose properties, then click on the Search Function Not Working Windows Xp Be a good citizen and contribute anything if you can Back to top #14 Guest_cookie_* Guest_cookie_* Guest Posted 30 December 2009 - 08:29 AM The Search feature on my XP computer

Several functions may not work. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-bar-not-working.html The two with the red splodges on are all I intended. More» Quick Heal Internet Security 17 Quick Heal Internet Security 17 includes such unusual features as silent ransomware protection and a... What happens is that the system will still try to use the basic Windows XP Search Engine, and not the new installation. Windows Xp Search Companion

You will not lose any data, just the OS files will be overwritten. If it doesn't, repair the search assistant components using Srchasst.inf.Reinstalling the Search Companion using Srchasst.infClick Start, Run. 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 weblink Stay logged in Sign up now!

AnonymousNov 10, 2010, 12:54 PM Thank You all. Whenever i click search , the pane comes up with just the puppy or merlin . Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you change some of the settings in the Content Indexing Service, you can have all file types indexed.

You are like my mini-God today! :D :D :D I tried the first 2 commands and my windows search worked like a charm! You make my day. Should I delete the colons? Can you pinpoint when this occurred and whether any updates were installed beforehand?

But ... 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 I have put this site in my favorites! check over here Bob Rhmillerjr, Apr 15, 2007 #5 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it. from ABRA, Philippines. 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. Dinesh December 6, 2012 at 9:58 pm Thanks a ton, this is very useful.

I could not undo the Avira changes, even after re-installing the application...Following your suggestion has solved all the problems I was having recently such as Windows Search not working, unable to 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 His "User to User" column supplied readers with tips... PCMagLogo.2016 Reviews Reviews Android Apps Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Gaming Headphones Health & Fitness iPad Apps iPhone Apps Keyboards Laptops Mice Monitors Phones Projectors Routers Scanners Security Software Smart Home Software

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Absolutely nothing. 2. Windows Search not working . John John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #17 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Then, my final (and no you won't screw anything up)

I don't know what I'd do if I wasn't able to use my search companion but you helped me fix it. ^_^ Anson July 28, 2010 at 1:20 pm Thanks dear, Back to Windows Old Register or Sign In to go completely ad-free! what a genius dan December 12, 2009 at 3:24 am It worked! To do go to start/run and type below command one by one and this should work.regsvr32 wshom.ocxregsvr32 jscript.dllregsvr32 urlmon.dllI just wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU for your suggestion to