Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Log in or Sign up Wilders Security Forums Forums > Software, Hardware and General Services > other software & services > Windows 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! Just tried to use it yet again and it is not working - click - nothing happens. Muhammad Shoaib 899 views 7:07 How to fix windows XP's search companion? - Duration: 1:30. http://philgiebler.com/windows-xp/search-option-in-windows-xp-is-not-working.html
TechTipzz 4,959 views 3:39 Disable Startup Programs in Windows 7/Vista/Xp - Duration: 2:29. Bruce July 26, 2012 at 3:45 am Solved my Search Companion problem exactly as advertised. Working... I did the whole recovery console and that also didn't work. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/
I have done absolutely nothing, so please somebody :- why should this function suddenly stop working and how can I get it to work again ? how about the /1/ and /2/... Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... It fixed the problem right away - no issues!
I can open up an Explorer window and click the Search on the menu bar and bring up the program in that window. 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 Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp The Red Moon, Aug 11, 2016 Replies: 2 Views: 330 The Red Moon Aug 17, 2016 Windows XP Overkill, Aug 7, 2016 Replies: 69 Views: 3,268 rm22 Sep 11, 2016 App
Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. My Computer Search Option Not Working I had two problems today and this fixed both of them. Daniel, I followed exactly what you posted and yes the service is running. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-files/windows-search-not-working-on-windows-xp/09f0dab5-994f-4f94-8dd6-10408bb333c7 It might help especially if you used the comp for some length of time Cudni, Nov 4, 2010 #2 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA
I will try GF`s suggestion in his last post, but I cannot help thinking that there is nothing wrong with the Windows SEARCH function. But ... The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Category How-to & Style Licence Standard YouTube Licence Show more Show less Loading...
I would like to avoid this if anyone can give me some direction or input.
No luck Steve. How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp Thank you! Windows Xp Search Companion 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.
Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). http://philgiebler.com/windows-xp/sound-not-working-on-windows-xp.html Loading... It will be difficult to tell from this attachment why the search function is disabled. 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. Search Function Not Working Windows Xp
GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #13 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Those cmds won't cause any more than a "file not found" error - Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? nfixitonline 54,155 views 2:44 windows xp search not working - Duration: 0:29. this content by King of Potatoes / January 16, 2007 3:52 PM PST In reply to: found something?? ...it had 2 colons in front of it.
Why not try using this function "sfc /scannow" and see if it corrects your problem. Why do internet forums tend to prohibit responding to inactive threads? You will not lose any data, just the OS files will be overwritten. Your username or email address: Do you already have an account?
Somebody loaded about 40 all at once after a re-install and this happened, and the solution was to uninstall one by one until it was fixed. The i386 folder is usually located at the root of the drive (e.g. The machine is running Windows XP SP3 with Microsoft Office 2007 Standard. have a peek at these guys Type %systemroot%\inf, and then click OKLocate the file named SRCHASST.INF, right-click and choose Install.
Similar Threads It's all Windows 10: Microsoft stops sales of Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8.1 to PC makers Mister X, Nov 2, 2016 Replies: 20 Views: 805 blacknight Nov 6, 2016 I have been pulling my hair out for a couple months now. Thanks Dixt December 15, 2013 at 7:37 am Thanks This is soo very helpful. Your suggestion lit my candle.
There’s still something you might be able to try. So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. Thank you croftie for checking that, it only needs one to do it. There are some known issues with trying to install a search engine in Windows XP, so you really need to check that the software you download is compatible.
Now c'mon, pull the trigger already!Click to expand... 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 there's also a /1/ and a /2/ and the value for the /1/ is different and also has 2 colons in front of it. Now if I can revive Help & Support and System Restore I'll be back to normal.
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 The Search function highlighted is the one I have used forever with just a click. I've tried everything from Install from Inf folder in Windows (with SP3 extract for one part and Windows XP sp2 CD for another, since I don't have an actual SP3 install 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 -
John Bukowski, via Ramesh - PCBanter. I have tried other methods mentioned online through many Google searches with no results. jyot March 30, 2011 at 8:27 pm OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!