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Windows 7: Search Bar missing

25 Dec 2011   #1

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Search Bar missing

Hi everyone,

Today, I noticed my search bar was missing from both the start menu and folders. I had just reinstalled Windows 7 yesterday, and also installed MS Office 2007 then as well.

Btw, I have already tried the "Turn Windows features on and off" thing, and Search is already checked off, but there is still no search.

I've also checked through gpedit, and made sure disabling search was disabled, but that didn't work either.

Help please?

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26 Dec 2011   #2


When you turned Windows Features on, did you also check Indexing Windows Search?

Take a look at these tutorial to see if they offer any additional help:
(And be sure to take a look at the additional list of tutorials at the bottom of each of the listed tutorials.)

How to Add or Remove the Search Button in the Windows 7 Start Menu
How to Turn Windows 7 Search On or Off
How to Search in Windows 7
How to Configure and Fully Utilize Windows 7 Search
How to Add ‘Search Internet’ to the Windows 7 Start Menu
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