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 m 0 l apteryx March 19, 2012 1:32:15 AM Sooooooo easy when you know how! many thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Search function of start menu is not working!!! Forum Classic view /editing start menu? Forum Search function from Windows Start Menu Forum Help, please! Lost Taskbar, start menu and other functions Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !