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Missing "FIND" command.

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by bocabill, Apr 21, 2004.

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  1. bocabill

    bocabill Thread Starter

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    Hello all:
    I had some problems with my system, and it recommended a re-installation
    of the WIN98SE program. After the reinstallation, the system works fine,
    but the FIND command is now missing. When I hit START, the panel above it opens, listing PROGRAMS, DOCUMENTS, SETTINGS, HELP AND RUN, but
    FIND is missing. I cannot recall if it had been missing before the recent
    reinstall, or since. Can any one suggest where I can find my FIND command?
    Any suggestions will be appreciated.
    Thanks in advance for your usual brilliant inputs.
    bocabill .
     
  2. Pacalis

    Pacalis

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    Hello bocabill , Have you tried to go into "File Checker" and see what it can find , or not find (no pun intended). If anything is missing, you will be promted to insert your Windows CD , and it will install it .
    Good Luck !!
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Run regedit and look in the two locations specified here for NoFind and remove that if found. Alternately you can try searching the registry using Edit > Find from the registry editor, but make sure you start with the file tree closed.

    http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/149/
     
  4. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    See if this note resolves it?

    BTW be careful running SFC. If this tool is NOT used before and after every install/uninstall, running it can result in erroneous information, including corrupted files that aren't!
     
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