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junior November 2, 2008 6:26 PM Thank you verry much it worked like a charm!!!!! I had already searched at Microsoft already, but didn't find anything. WOW… THANKS YOU.. I work in a Real Estate office as the admin person which also means I handle all of the computer problems. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-companion-unexpected-error.html

it is working, now i am seeing all elements in the search Bar after register listed dlls & ocx. A long story would explain all that. You may need to run setup."  To fix this problem, you can go to, http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9D1F0B73-259A-4A1B-93A4-F02C21BCB15A and download the patch from Microsoft. Thank you very much! my company

A couple of things could be going on. • The first thing that may have happened is kind of strange. Thank you so much.. Well one of the agents has had this problem for a long time and after going to techs all over the place she came to me. My skype is also working and I can play music files too :) MELTECH February 15, 2012 at 9:45 am thank you very much LOVE U!

Steve Davis nam March 24, 2007 2:52 AM Blss you sir :) I first found a hot fix on the windows site but it was for sp1 only. The information in this file does meet the proper criteria that Microsoft has set forth except for the file name (558). Anonymous October 12, 2004 6:16 PM Thank you chris October 27, 2004 12:56 AM I tried everything listed here and nothing worked. janika December 10, 2006 8:44 AM finally!!!

Ask Leo! » Windows » Windows Oddities The Search Companion window sometimes disappears or comes up empty, making searching difficult or impossible. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanx by smohi4u / November 29, 2011 7:51 PM PST In reply to: Search Option is not working........in Windows XP Your 3 line KHOATUAN LY May 29, 2008 1:00 AM Dear Mr. This Site Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Search function not working at all in

An error occurs. thanks again steve May 17, 2006 12:18 AM Hi a big thanks for helping me with my blank search companion problem. Article C1938 - May 12, 2004 « » Share this article with your friends: Leo A. It's almost as if teh executable for the function has disappeared.

Both do nothing when clicked (at all, not even an hour glass or anything). http://tweaks.com/windows/36924/fix-the-search-companion-error/ Click Start, Run. If I right click the Folder, Open is no longer listed as an option, only Search is in its place. For more information, go to http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q319949.

About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! weblink It's a simple to run command line program. the same problem with my system thaaaanks anil September 15, 2009 4:21 AM i am using win2k3 server. I've been investigating how to fix this for a few days now, and have tried registering the files described but to no avail, the problem still exists.

  • How do I fix it?
  • Almost like a trojan attack that doesn't want to be found...Does that sound likely or familiar to anyone??thanks...
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  • Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose How to fix windows XP's search companion?
  • i couldnt even log in to some services on the internet due to this, and i was always suspecting, that there was some problem with XP and javascript, but i couldnt
  • How do I fix it? • "Search Companion" is the name of the left hand pane that appears in the Search Window under Windows XP when you select Search, For Files
  • However, if you've installed SP1/SP2 or SP3 separately after installing Windows XP, you need to point to the "%windir%\ServicePackFiles\i386" folder when prompted.Search Companion is reinstalled now.

I appreciate you taking the time to consider some answers. DePoy February 28, 2013 at 9:02 am Thanks for the good info. Found your site anf fixed my problem in 10 minutes--saved me hours of work. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-unexpected-error.html Sign in 5 Loading...

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion This happened to me when after removing AVAST! Thanks for the hint!

Didn't help.I still can't open the Explorer search function.

Logoff and login back (just in case the changes don't take effect) and check if the Search Companion User Interface is displayed correctly. by splinebender / April 29, 2011 3:17 AM PDT In reply to: Search Option is not working........in Windows XP Thank you for making this easy. Dunk March 18, 2013 at 2:12 pm found my answer atlast… had to reinstall Internet Explorer to get search working in windows Explorer …. I've also tried a few other things to no avail.

It should be located in there if I am not correct. Thanks for the link to Microsoft! In the end the fix was quick and easy. his comment is here I was at my wits end, ready to give up and take my computer a Dell Inspiron 8200 with Windows XP home edition to an expert.

The name "companion" comes from the animated puppy - your "companion"- that many people turn off immediately. This regsvr32 thingy re-registering on page 5 works and FIXED my PC ! Thank you so Much! You may need to run setup.." What does that mean to any of you and how do I run "setup"?

You'll need your XP CD or the files from the I386 folder. (This fix will require you to have your Win XP CD).phantazy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It has been going on for quite some time. You solved my Problem ... Thank you very much!

Up next Tutorial How to login as Administrator - Duration: 3:10. Zach September 16, 2004 9:14 PM Is there anyway to get rid of the search toolbar? If you click on it a list will appear. I can click F3 to kill it, but when I click on a system folder, I opens up in a new window with only the search companion, and it won't show

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Comments Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Uploaded on Feb 13, 2010How to fix windows XP search companion when it's displaying a blank window. DM March 29, 2010 at 9:29 am God bless you! I can open up an Explorer window and click the Search on the menu bar and bring up the program in that window.

Please try again now or at a later time. OMG!! It doesn't even start up, from either of the two spots I use it.