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[Resolved] xp file search doesn't work at all and never has

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by labcasework, Jan 20, 2003.

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  1. labcasework

    labcasework Thread Starter

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    what do i do about this? there's nothing on the microsoft website about it. can i easily reinstall the xp operating system to correct the problem?:mad:
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    From Kelly's site:


    Search - Doesn't Work

    Open Explorer and go to the Windows\Inf folder. Locate the srchasst.inf file. Right click it and select Install. You'll need your XP CD or the files from the I386 folder. (This fix will require you to have your Win XP CD).

    The Windows\Inf folder is a hidden folder. You can adjust your Explorer Folder Options (View tab) to Show hidden files and folders. You can also click Start, Run and enter %SystemRoot%\Inf to open directly to the Inf folder.
     
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  4. labcasework

    labcasework Thread Starter

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    just had to go and check the search results box. appreciate it very much!
     
  5. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    No prob. :)

    It's just that I don't believe I have that option in my version of TweakUI for XP.

    I always thought this issue was principally a Win ME thing.
     
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