Search Option Not Working Tags: Support Start Menu Microsoft Windows XP Last response: December 30, 2009 10:14 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous May 18, 2005 5:46:18 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?) When I click on the start menu, then search the window comes up and only shows the blue part with the dog. There is no way to type in what I want to search for. Can this promble be fixed? -- Dan_872 More about : search option working AM999 December 30, 2009 10:14:54 AM -> In the Run windows type c:\windows\inf press enter this will open the inf folder -> Right click on the srchasst.inf file and select install option -> Load the XP CD in the CD ROM when asked and press OK or if you have dump of XP on your system then give the path example d:\windows\i386 and press enter -> It will automatically install the missing file for your search option and your search option start workingSTART — > RUN —> regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSearch option in xp not working ForumSearch Option Not Working ForumWhy is my search option not working ? I have the file called srchasst.inf but i t ForumCan't open files when I use the Search option ForumMy search option under my start menu will not work . ForumNo advanced search option in KB ForumService Pack 2: Missing search option ForumOpen folder in the same window option not working . ForumMy xp search not working vista ForumNeed help fixing"Microsoft Windows Search Indexer has stopped working " ForumWindows Search not working ForumSearch not working in XP! ForumSearch function not working ForumGetting past administrative password ForumRemoval of automatic search discriptions Forumcmd not working ForumWinXP Pro: Limited accounts not working. ForumScreen Saver Password Protect option problem ForumNot enough disk space message on drive with plenty of space ForumNot enough Memory More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !