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Windows 7: I lost my search bar

21 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7
I lost my search bar

How can I get it back?

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21 Mar 2009   #2

Windows XP and 7

Do you use a hack to disable search bar in Internet Explorer ? This could also effect to Windows Explorer.
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21 Mar 2009   #3

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello NhatPG,

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Have you tried a system restore to a point before it vanished? Info here if needed: System Restore If that doesn't work, maybe a system repair from the disk.

Hope this helps.
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21 Mar 2009   #4


Don't remove 'Search' from 'turn windows features on or off' or you will lose the search box completely Disable it from running in 'services' only.
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