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Windows 7: search bar on start menu

24 Mar 2010   #1
joezrt1

win 7 ultimate 64x
 
 
search bar on start menu

ive recently notice that when i do a search on the search bar it wont direct me to what im searching for.
for example when i do a search for device manager it will show me that no matches were found same goes for system or note pad or calculator.
it used to work now it doesnt can any one help?

changes made
recently reinstalled win 7 and all my required drivers but this does not work


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24 Mar 2010   #2
CassieFWinTeam

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Hi Joe,

You can try going back to your start menu default settings:

Right click on the task bar > select properties > click on the start menu tab and then click on customize. At the bottom there should be a button that says default settings, click that and it'll set the start menu back to default.

Let us know what happens!

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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24 Mar 2010   #3
Guntmeister

Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
 
 

Is drive indexing turned off?


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24 Mar 2010   #4
joezrt1

win 7 ultimate 64x
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CassieFWinTeam View Post
Hi Joe,

You can try going back to your start menu default settings:

Right click on the task bar > select properties > click on the start menu tab and then click on customize. At the bottom there should be a button that says default settings, click that and it'll set the start menu back to default.

Let us know what happens!

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
cassie thank u for ur input that fixed it i remember i shut that off now totally forgot thanks all for ur input
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24 Mar 2010   #5
Guntmeister

Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joezrt1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CassieFWinTeam View Post
Hi Joe,

You can try going back to your start menu default settings:

Right click on the task bar > select properties > click on the start menu tab and then click on customize. At the bottom there should be a button that says default settings, click that and it'll set the start menu back to default.

Let us know what happens!

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
cassie thank u for ur input that fixed it i remember i shut that off now totally forgot thanks all for ur input
Okay. Which solution worked for you?
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24 Mar 2010   #6
joezrt1

win 7 ultimate 64x
 
 

resetting the start menu back to default i had made my adjustment like i had before but made more changes than i had thought so its fix now thank u
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