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Windows 7: Windows start search dissappeared?

15 Jan 2012   #1
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Windows start search dissappeared?

This is my first time at 7forums so...
I just noticed that in start the search thing has gone? I have checked windows turn on features and there is windows search but when i tick that nothing happened =(
Here is a screenshot of windows feature just to show...
Windows start search dissappeared?-windows-features-off-screenshot.png
Can anyone please help???




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15 Jan 2012   #2
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Hi.

"when i tick that nothing happened" If by this you mean you select and enable windows search then,you need to click ok and restart.

So restart and post back.
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15 Jan 2012   #3
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Hi.

After this you need to click ok and restart.

So restart and post back.
what do you mean??? i don't get anything
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15 Jan 2012   #4
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

i did restart and still nothing =(
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15 Jan 2012   #5
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Read again my first reply.

Ok ill make it easy for you,

To enable windows search in start menu,you have to go in Start\control panel\Programs and Features\Turn windows features on or off there find and tik\select Windows search,click ok and restart to activate Windows search.
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15 Jan 2012   #6
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Hi.

"when i tick that nothing happened" If by this you mean you select and enable windows search then,you need to click ok and restart.

So restart and post back.
I have restarted and nothing has happened
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15 Jan 2012   #7
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

could you post a picture of your my computer search and start button search?
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15 Jan 2012   #8
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Read again my first reply.

Ok ill make it easy for you,

To enable windows search in start menu,you have to go in Start\control panel\Programs and Features\Turn windows features on or off there find and tik\select Windows search,click ok and restart to activate Windows search.
I have already done exactly what you just said and restarted and everything but no change has occured
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15 Jan 2012   #9
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Go to Start\control panel\Administrative Tools\Services,there find Windows search (if is Stopped click start) set it to Automatic (Delayed Start) Apply,restart.


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15 Jan 2012   #10
win7help

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

there is no windwos search in services, i think i might know the problem...
my windows 7 version is not activated and i have 13 days left... is this connected??
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