Can anyone help,i can`t use my search button ,everytime i click on it the computer freezes up .I recently installed SPYSWEEPER and SPYBOT which found and removed a lot of spyware (like having a hijacked homepage)from the PC,i know it`s a bit like shutting the stable door after the horse has gone but it`s annoying that i can`t use the search button,hope somebody can help.
Option 1. Depending on your version of TweakUI, run it, go to the Desktop settings and put the check mark back in Search Results.
Option 2. If you don't have TweakUI installed, or this option isn't available in your version, copy and paste the following lines into a Notepad file and save the file with an REG extension. Make sure to add a blank line at the end of the file.
Locate the file you just saved and double click it. Answer yes to the import prompt.
Option 3: If manually editing the Registry is not to your liking, visit the web site at click here and visit the Windows XP section. In Tweaks and Fixes, follow the link for Fix Windows XP Search (error) and follow the instructions.
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