Search function lost in win7 classic view start menu Tags: Configuration Start Menu Error Message Classic Windows 7 Last response: March 19, 2012 1:32 AM in Windows 7 Share apteryx March 11, 2012 3:38:31 AM how do I: a) add search function to start menu in classic view b) get out of classic view and revert to win7 view? c) find restore to do b)? Keep getting error message eve every time I click on 'protection' More about : search function lost win7 classic view start menu wonder44 March 11, 2012 9:57:15 AM Try going start, control panel, programs, programs & features. To the left of the control panel click on "turn windows features on or off". scroll down and find and make sure "Windows search" is ticked. If this does not work you can also troubleshoot it... start, control panel (View in small icons), troubleshooting, under "system & security" click "run maintenance tasks" hope this helps apteryx March 19, 2012 1:32:15 AM Sooooooo easy when you know how! many thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumClassic view /editing start menu ? ForumHow-To: get a start menu and quick launch in Windows 8 & other tricks ForumStart Menu for Windows 8 ForumWant a "Real" Start Menu in Windows 8? ForumTaskbar stuck in classic view ForumRemove " Search " from Start menu ForumXP-Home: Delay when accessing "Programs" menu ForumWhat do you think of windows 8 ForumSearch does not open from start menu ForumStart menu and etc. ForumA List Of Start Menu Replacements for Windows 8 ForumWindows XP defaults to Classic View ForumWin XP Search Function - nothing happens when I click ForumMake Win 7 look/act like 2k/XP? ForumWindows 8 opinions... ForumViewing all programs from start menu ForumWindows vista start up menu empty Forum[Solved] Product key for windows 7 professional 32 bit free ForumHp laptops search download Forum[Solved] I have lost Dell vostro 1045 bios password ,how I will get back the pass word ? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !