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Windows 7: where is the Search box?

25 May 2010   #21

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yali View Post
Hi, I have win 7 ultimate
and IT doesnt have the sear box, in the start menu and in the windows either.

I have tried many options, like in windows explorer, the windows search is checked, eveything about the searching checkbox are checked, and still
dont have the search box!
the other option I tried, is in the folder options, well many forums says that you need to check the search option, but in my little folder option window, it doesnt even have the search button to click it!!, windows-organize-folder option, just have folder general and view!


please somebody answer me with a right answer.
Just a thought Where did your copy of Win7 come from? A retail copy in a box, a download, an update? Reason i ask this because i think a re-install is on the cards here but there might be a less drastic way.

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25 May 2010   #22

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Have you tried this:

right click on start menu and select properties
go to start menu tab and select customize button
press the use default settings button and then ok
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25 May 2010   #23


the least you can do right now

-system repair
-sfc/scannow to check any windows corrupted fles
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