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Windows 7: Search Box invisble in win7 Startmenu

25 May 2011   #1

Windows 7
Search Box invisble in win7 Startmenu

The Search box is completely invisible in wondows 7 and Search is not working in folders

Please help me in resolving this issue, Index options in marked in windows features and start menu properties is reset to default settings,

This happend when i reimage the system


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25 May 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Keshu, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have "Windows Search" checked to be turned on in Windows Features.

Windows Search - Turn On or Off

Hope this helps,
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25 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

There are also settings in the Group Policy that could do this, I think, if available in the OP's edition of Windows.
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