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Windows 7: Start Menu and explorer search thingy gone

19 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 7600
 
 
Start Menu and explorer search thingy gone

Hi! After I used 7 for awhile, my Start Menu and explorer search thingy was gone! Picture attached below. i tried deleting the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\find\legacydisable. But to no avail. SO is thr a way to solve this?



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19 Aug 2009   #2
zim

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Control Panel > Programs > Turn Windows features on or off
Make sure Windows Search is checked.

Windows Features - Turn On or Off
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19 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 7600
 
 
lol

It is checked.
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19 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 7600
 
 

Btw when i press F3, a windows pops up and says search: Class not registered.
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19 Aug 2009   #5

 

Reboot. Then check.
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20 Aug 2009   #6

Windows 7 7600
 
 

Cant lol
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20 Aug 2009   #7
ten

XP / Windows 7 Pro RTM
 
 

Why? lol
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21 Aug 2009   #8

Windows 7 7600
 
 
nop

I found out that somehow Windows Search was not INSTALLED.
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17 Sep 2009   #9

 
 
huh?

happend to me.
did u happen to install eee7 by any chance?

where can i install the search thingy?
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18 Sep 2009   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Kieonsegg,

This tutorial below will help show you how to in Windows and Features as Zim suggested above.

Windows Search - Turn On or Off
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