John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #15 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: Garden State, USA Yes, we'll be nice. Additional information and help with these commands can be found on our scandisk page and our defrag page. At the moment, my only hope is Wilders, there are so many geeks and experts on this Forum that I am very optimistic somebody will crack it for me. Last edited: Nov 4, 2010 Raza0007, Nov 4, 2010 #6 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working This this content
It worked! I did notice however that a program cleaner validator.exe --> updater.exe keeps trying to run on your system. Jake says: 8 years ago Quote"Yad" "I deleted the directory, C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataApplicationsWindows C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataTemp But as it turns out my computer did not rebuild the folders or the files and the problem still Simply placing back entire folders did not work, system could not copy all files back so I had to skip several. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/86741-45-search-companion-error
Jt April 2, 2013 at 1:18 pm Thank you very much! I have done absolutely nothing, so please somebody :- why should this function suddenly stop working and how can I get it to work again ? Alternately, you can use the Tweak UI PowerToy to switch from Search Companion to Classic Search, and vice versa.Fixing Windows XP Search Companion User Interface1. The Program Searchindexer.exe Has Failed Recently Again, make a backup of the files in the directories before deleting them just in case, but they really are not that important.
Speaking of annoying… Last time I tried creating a backup but already then I had several warnings that certain items could not be copied. John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Loading... Hector says: 8 years ago Thanks. I agree with the earlier comments that you have laid out the issue/solution quite well!
Druaga1 93,520 views 37:46 fix windows 7 search problem - Duration: 3:28. Windows Could Not Start The Windows Search Service On Local Computer Error 183 And furthermore, you will let us know of any COM+ errors in your event logs. Now c'mon, pull the trigger already! Tweet Like Google+ Comments  Maya says: 9 years ago a small problem: my machine keeps haunting me with "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed".
Many thanks John PS - my experience of these sudden events is that they are due to something simple, but I am floored on this one. my review here Hal says: 7 years ago The second option worked like a charm! Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Has Stopped Working Windows 7 we there yet? How To Fix The Start Error For Windows Search Service To Enable The Index In Vista Thanks.
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Back to square one.Click to expand... "Program can not be installed on this computer" It appears something major has occurred on your system. Click on the Advanced tab and then click Rebuild. If your computer has worked fine in the past but recently has been experiencing this issue, run the System Restore option to restore the computer to an earlier date. have a peek at these guys I have uninstalled that Comodo cleaner with all it`s bits and pieces.
how do i go there? Idxex_f_macro_fip64 John Bull, Nov 4, 2010 #1 Cudni Global Moderator Joined: May 24, 2009 Posts: 6,956 Location: Somethingshire Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working Did you restart the comp? Before every time I moved a file, I would get this search indexer error.
João jogos 453 views 3:08 Searching for Files on Windows XP - Duration: 2:27. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Dunk March 18, 2013 at 2:12 pm found my answer atlast… had to reinstall Internet Explorer to get search working in windows Explorer …. Windows Search Service Not Running Windows 10 where is it?
Next time I will first stop the service (thanks for your instruction!). I have checked all kinds of suggestions including REGEDIT proposals made on the net, but can find nothing wrong. Please suggest me a solution. check my blog Online Tech Tips Search Menu Windows Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Tips Computer Tips Google Tips Internet Explorer Tips MS Office Tips Mac OS X Web
Close any programs that are running in the background or disable background programs from automatically loading each time your computer boots. I have been looking to crack this for three weeks including following the (stupid) advice of MS to kill profiles nothing worked. beyourownit 1,621 views 4:29 How to fix your slow Windows XP - Duration: 7:25. I have put this site in my favorites!
You can also try clicking on Restore Defaults if Rebuild does not work. Download searchcompfix.vbs Related links Search Companion Error When You Search for Files and Folders Recent Posts Tips 1 | Tips 2| Tips 3 | Home| IE FAQ Feedback | Donate | I'm going to link your page to other sites, there are so many poor clueless people out there still searching for the right answer. SimpleK12 509 views 2:18 Windows XP - Use Search Companion - PC Operating Systems - Duration: 2:48.
You are like my mini-God today! :D :D :D I tried the first 2 commands and my windows search worked like a charm! It worked. Insert your Windows XP CD and point to the i386 folder in the CD. GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #14 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK GlobalForce said: Those cmds won't cause any more than a "file not found"
In some cases it may default to Windows Classic search (which may work fine) even though the Search Companion is enabled.Tip: To switch to Classic Search in Explorer, read this article First, type Indexing Options in the Start Menu's search box in Vista. Please try the request again. It was a real bother and I am glad to be rid of it.
After seeing your site i used the first step and i clicked restore defaults (as the upper one was shaded out).
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