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No CC Steve, Have my finger on the trigger, but it`s a bit gloomy out there and the guy stumbling towards me looks a bit like my Platoon Sarge. Just blank!. If the Mods see this note, I`ll be slammed for being "Off Topic". When I go to start-> search I get this error: A file that is required to run Search Companion cannot be found. have a peek here

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. 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 way thanks! • Comments on this entry are closed. Alan Blaylock October 26, 2006 11:35 PM Thank you so much for having this site. see it here

Windows Xp Search Not Working

The dog will be coughing and spluttering with cigar smoke and I`ll be admiring that new streamlined drag reducing walking frame the wife has bought me. The SEARCH shown on my panel 2 IS working perfect. i;ve done a lot of web searching and am glad that i came across this forum and your helpul comments.

BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Say uh .. All three had this problem, but when I followed the instructions to reregister the dll's it fixed it for the administrator only. Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp You might also try SFC: What is the System File Checker, and how do I run it? 29-Nov-2011 Mark J November 29, 2011 11:18 AM @Sen You might want to try

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 How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - You ask this question by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 31, 2011 7:06 PM PDT In reply to: huff after 5 years?Mark Flag jason April 1, 2007 7:28 PM WOW!! Generated Tue, 08 Nov 2016 10:50:43 GMT by s_hp90 (squid/3.5.20) {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Windows phone Accessories Software Office Windows Additional software Apps All

I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp Thought i had a real nasty virus there for awhile! by R. I just want to open my folder like a normal person.

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

Fixed the problem in 2 minutes. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/888018 So far nothing has worked and the only thing I have not yet tried was re-installing teh whole OS. Windows Xp Search Not Working Yahoo messenger getting crash after login 3. My Computer Search Option Not Working Let's try the first!Open notepad and and copy and paste next bold in it:(don't forget to copy and paste REGEDIT4)REGEDIT4[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]"NoFind"=dword:00000000Choose to save as *all files.

It is a panel I never use and the Search is shown in the Toolbar. navigate here Are you sure you are not infected with a virus? evo December 2, 2011 6:48 AM i have same problem its great, my pc is normal again karla February 21, 2013 10:24 PM regsvr32 jscript.dll dont kno wat it is but Select a location from the resulting box and give your backup registry a name. Windows Xp Search Companion

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.1Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. THANK YOU!!..My computer has had problems for awhile now with dialog boxs blank, search wouldnt work, system restore wouldnt show anything! Reboot and we can see if the problem is fixed or if we need to attempt another way. Check This Out Now does search work or not?

I just copied "regsvr32 jscript.dll" to the run program and it now seems to work fine, many thanks lein May 31, 2006 11:49 PM Wow, All problems on my computer has I have "fixed" the registry as per microsoft, which doesn't work. Solution: I had the same problem. 1.

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Mine is (58) Just wondering whats with this? Also my IE home page keeps getting changed to http://www.makemesearch.com/?said=191 I have tried Adaware, SpySweeper, HiJackThis and AboutBuster. In addition, Happy Birthday Terry! You may also be interested in: What is the System File Checker, and how do I run it?

should they be deleted? Thank you very much for having your sight! I was able to fix the problem and I also think Norton System Works affected the computer somehow, or jscript.dll got corrupted when this agent upgraded from WIN98. this contact form I also run AVG Microsoft Anti spyware Spybot and Adware Se as well as having IESPYAD and Spyware Blaster !

Absolutely nothing. 2. That lager better be sumpthin good! we there yet? It does the same thing everytime I try to search for something and it never finds anything.

Panel 1 shows the panel that comes up when left clicking START. Dmils April 17, 2009 11:51 AM I have tried the dlls but when i try the regsvr32 jscript.dll, i get a message that it failed, return code 0x80004005 Ationo TB June Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll bow out. 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've never had this happen before and I'm this close to blowing away my drive and starting over. When I click Start and Search the search window opens with the search companion (dog) but there are no input boxes, text boxes, search button or any dialog boxes what so It just does not want to work in the other two places (the Start menu and the right clicking My Computer and hitting Search). This happened to me when after removing AVAST!

Do you have any other suggestions? Thanks --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1. cheers snowmonkey View Public Profile Send a private message to snowmonkey Find all posts by snowmonkey #4 04-08-2004, 11:13 AM CrazyManAndy Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2004

My search function appears to be working properly now. Reboot and see if your problem is fixed.David Back to top #11 Davygood Davygood Topic Starter Members 64 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:51 PM Posted 15 January 2006 - 07:41 PM Then a little box comes up in the middle of the screen. Symptoms: - Non-functional Zip files or context menu; - Windows Security Warning when trying to open Outlook email attachments; - Blank Search Companion window; Solution: Re-register these DLLs: regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32

So, this will take some time. You can actually get rid of any kind of services from your computer that you don't want even if it is a microsoft service they offer.