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Windows 7: Start menu/search problems

08 Jun 2013   #1
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 
Start menu/search problems

i have a bit of a problem with my start menu search when i try a search i get a error box saying "windows security" files can't be opened (as in pic) i dont have any results only greyed out "program" which when clicked i get the security box pop up.
i have troubleshooted the problem with windows indexing troubleshooter but no change i have not installed a program as of recent to cause this i'm running microsoft security essentials and can't find anything in it to suggest its stopping searches and i have the firewall set to default. any help will be much appreciated.




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08 Jun 2013   #2
TwoCables

 

What are your current security settings inside the Internet Options control panel? It sounds to me like there's some setting in there that needs to be changed.
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08 Jun 2013   #3
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there Read the article below ....... Does seem like Internet Settings problem

These files can't be opened. Your Internet security settings - Microsoft Community
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08 Jun 2013   #4
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

thanks guys having a look at the internet security settings now
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09 Jun 2013   #5
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

things look ok in the internet settings i have set them back to default but still get the pop up i've tried most of the things n the link but no good. i have another start menu program installed so i fired this up and the search is fine. (start menu x)


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09 Jun 2013   #6
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Is Start Menu x ...... Meant as a replacement for the Start Menu ?
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09 Jun 2013   #7
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maxie View Post
Is Start Menu x ...... Meant as a replacement for the Start Menu ?
yeah you can switch between them start menu x link

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09 Jun 2013   #8
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Strange then ..... I also see there is a Start Menu 7
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09 Jun 2013   #9
TwoCables

 

Hmm. I am kind of considering trying Start Menu 7 just for fun.
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09 Jun 2013   #10
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Hmm. I am kind of considering trying Start Menu 7 just for fun.
If you do decide on trying it .... Could you please let me know how it goes ... I am going to test Start Menu x .... Some time next week
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