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Windows 7: Windows start search dissappeared?

15 Jan 2012   #11
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
could you post a picture of your my computer search and start button search?





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15 Jan 2012   #12
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Edit\delete one of your above posts.


"Normally" following these steps you activate also the Start\search.


Windows Search - Turn On or Off


By activating Windows search in windows and features the windows search also appears in Services.
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15 Jan 2012   #13
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

which version of windows 7 are you running? home premium,professional,ultimate,enterprise?
was it available earlier? did you change any settings or fiddle with any registry?
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15 Jan 2012   #14
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Though if following the above steps didnt solve your problem,

Then you may need to run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to "fix' your windows.

Run SFC 2-3 times if needed.
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15 Jan 2012   #15
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

i am using windwos 7 ultimate x32 and i have not tampered with regedit at alll and search was not available at all
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15 Jan 2012   #16
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

okay, try the SFC scan now as suggested by Panais and post back.
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15 Jan 2012   #17
superjose

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines
 
 

Hmmm. From the icons I can see you are using a custom theme. Maybe the custom theme disabled the Start Search. Try going to the desktop and right click on it.

Select "Personalize" and click "Windows 7". Then verify if there's the search.


Also, try hitting on your keyboard the Windows Key + the "F" key at the same time. A search box will appear. Tell us if you can search for item in there.
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15 Jan 2012   #18
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

the SFC scan says that windwos resource protection found integrity violations. what does this mean???
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15 Jan 2012   #19
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by win7help View Post
the SFC scan says that windwos resource protection found integrity violations. what does this mean???
Means there are some errors in your computer, restart to get them fixed. and post back.
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15 Jan 2012   #20
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by superjose View Post
Hmmm. From the icons I can see you are using a custom theme. Maybe the custom theme disabled the Start Search. Try going to the desktop and right click on it.

Select "Personalize" and click "Windows 7". Then verify if there's the search.


Also, try hitting on your keyboard the Windows Key + the "F" key at the same time. A search box will appear. Tell us if you can search for item in there.
still no sign... when i click windwos
key+f it come os with "search-ms" class not registered
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