XP - Cannot get 'Search' to activate

  VGC 22:22 25 Feb 2004
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4 of us using computer. On 2 of these accounts when they try to run a search by clicking on the search icon the system appears to freeze and clicking the mouse has no effect. After a fairly long wait the system 'unfreezes' and the computer will respond to the mouse.The search window does not appear however so no searches can be made on these two accounts. I use ZA as my firewall. I use Avast as anti-virus and Spybot and Spywareblaster for adware etc., but to date nothing has showed up. I also update all of the above almost daily. Can anyone advise me please?. VGC.

  JIM 22:33 25 Feb 2004

if it was me,i would save any files you need and delete the accounts,then re-create after a bootup.The my documents folder will be transfered but would copy anyway with any favourites folder etc.It may save you trouble and time.

You could try a SFC /SCANNOW but sounds as if the 2 accounts have become a little corrupt.Poss,due to individual settings?

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