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AnonymousJul 3, 2010, 6:50 PM THANKS FOR THE INFO..ILL CHECK IF IT WILL WORK..GOD BLESS Can't find your answer ? My computer works its because of your great help. by King of Potatoes / January 8, 2007 11:03 AM PST In reply to: Re: found the menu box I searched my registry for the vaue listed in post #7, and Skip to content WinhelponlineTroubleshooting Windows®, Tips & Tech Reviews Search Menu Windows 10Windows 8Windows 7Microsoft EdgeMore…Windows VistaWindows XPInternet ExplorerGeneralSearchFix Windows XP Search Companion Displaying a Blank Window Have you come across http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-search-companion-not-working-in-xp.html

How Do I Re-Install The Search Companion There are occasions when the search facility in Windows XP does not work correctly. How can I restore a deleted file from recycle bin in DOS? I tried all the ideas in your post with no change in my problem apparent afterwards. 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

Windows Xp Search Not Working

Like this.::{e17d4fc0-5564-11d1-83f2-00a0c90dc849}See that \0\ zero directory near the end? 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 SHOW ME NOW © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Please try again later.

  • 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).
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The Search companion should now reinstall. It has been happening for some time, I am talking months so exactly pinpointing it will be tough, thanks for the option, Reinstalling Windows right now is not an option so Harry. Aa Search Companion Bill RetiredGuru View Public Profile Send a private message to RetiredGuru Find all posts by RetiredGuru #10 01-15-2005, 10:36 PM Harnic Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec 2004

If the above does not fix the problem you might also try re-registering the jscript.dll, vscript.dll and urlmon.dll. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp RetiredGuru View Public Profile Send a private message to RetiredGuru Find all posts by RetiredGuru #8 01-15-2005, 04:42 PM Harnic Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec 2004 Location: David June 29, 2005 8:19 PM I am using Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2. should they be deleted?

Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp This program changes the InProc setting to use a McAfee proxy to the scripting engine to perform script scans. Reregistering the 2 dll's fixed my mysterious problem of no Search Companion and no "Restore". On a positive note, I did learn quite a bit about IE browser options - even though that ended up not even being the problem.

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

the search companion in it does EXACTLY the same thing as in Windows Start search... jun Lee Haberkamp August 2, 2008 2:23 PM Great fix,Thanhs S. Windows Xp Search Not Working Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... My Computer Search Option Not Working Dunk March 18, 2013 at 2:12 pm found my answer atlast… had to reinstall Internet Explorer to get search working in windows Explorer ….

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In the Run dialogue box type: regsvr32 vbscript.dll and click OK. It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it. When I open the search window it comes up blank. have a peek at these guys WORKED PERFECTLY!!

It has just happened & I suspect it's a result of one of the recent "security" patches or that rather annoying Antispyware beta I was foolish enough to try... Add to Favorites Search Forums Advanced Search: New Posts: Today's Posts: Go to Page... But ...

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Only your suggestion worked… *teary eyed* thanks. SWFC1867 579,879 views 2:01 Windows XP - Understand Search Companion - PC Operating Systems - Duration: 2:18. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. 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..

I've used it successfully a lot on my clients (and friends) pcs. If the problem is still not solved re-register the urlmon.dll file as follows: Click the Start button. I think this thing was really for the people who have no clue how to use the internet, but they did not state on how to get rid of it. check my blog Now if I can revive Help & Support and System Restore I'll be back to normal.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - menu box by tomron / January 8, 2007 7:11 AM PST In reply to: menu box Click on the advanced tab,you should see