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Windows 7: Windows 7 Professional Start Menu Search; No Results

20 Apr 2013   #1
annoyedandmorez

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Windows 7 Professional Start Menu Search; No Results

Please help. On my new computer, an HP Pro 3500 with a windows 7 professional 64 bit operating system and a core i5 processor, whenever I type something in the search bar on my start menu, nothing shows up and when I click "Show More Results", it says it can't locate it or I don't have permissions. I am the only one with an account on the computer.


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20 Apr 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi annoyedandmorez Welcome to Seven Forums take a look at the link below

Index - Rebuild
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20 Apr 2013   #3
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by annoyedandmorez View Post
Please help. On my new computer, an HP Pro 3500 with a windows 7 professional 64 bit operating system and a core i5 processor, whenever I type something in the search bar on my start menu, nothing shows up and when I click "Show More Results", it says it can't locate it or I don't have permissions. I am the only one with an account on the computer.
I stopped using Windows Search long ago.

Try this instead - Will find anything on your comp in seconds.

Everything Search Engine
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20 Apr 2013   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by annoyedandmorez View Post
Please help. On my new computer, an HP Pro 3500 with a windows 7 professional 64 bit operating system and a core i5 processor, whenever I type something in the search bar on my start menu, nothing shows up and when I click "Show More Results", it says it can't locate it or I don't have permissions. I am the only one with an account on the computer.
I stopped using Windows Search long ago.

Try this instead - Will find anything on your comp in seconds.

Everything Search Engine
You have the wrong end of the stick - this is the search box when you click , not the general Windows search.
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20 Apr 2013   #5
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by annoyedandmorez View Post
Please help. On my new computer, an HP Pro 3500 with a windows 7 professional 64 bit operating system and a core i5 processor, whenever I type something in the search bar on my start menu, nothing shows up and when I click "Show More Results", it says it can't locate it or I don't have permissions. I am the only one with an account on the computer.
I stopped using Windows Search long ago.

Try this instead - Will find anything on your comp in seconds.

Everything Search Engine
You have the wrong end of the stick - this is the search box when you click , not the general Windows search.
I know exactly how to use Windows Search ( and that is what I was referring to) by going to Start and typing in request.
This program - Everything- IMO. is a much better alternative.
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20 Apr 2013   #6
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 



You haven't read his post properly - read it again.
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20 Apr 2013   #7
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post


You haven't read his post properly - read it again.
All I know is that he is having a problem with searching and my link will help overcome it and save frustration.
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20 Apr 2013   #8
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

See post #2
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20 Apr 2013   #9
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
See post #2
Nothing I say to you will make a difference.
I am not talking about rebuilding the index and using Windows to search.
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21 Apr 2013   #10
annoyedandmorez

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I AM talking about the Windows Search when you click on the start button on the lower left of the screen. Cmd, regedit, nothing.
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