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> 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?
Problem, not promble
More about :search option working
March 29, 2009 8:13:18 AM
-> In the Run windows type
c:\windows\infpress 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 working
April 28, 2009 5:03:21 AM
Your Search Option is not working dont worry just do this ...all your worries will be finished.