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Search(files&folders)shows no results

I am useing Windiws ME and the search function does not respond to any search criteria entered.
I know that the search function was working several months ago. But I have no idea why it doesn't work now.
Any suggestions for a fix would be appriciated.

I found this problem as a result of another problem I am experienceing. I installed Download Accelerator about a year ago. A family member did not like the functionality of the program and deleted the file rather than do an uninstall. Now any time I try to download from the internet I get a message saying Download Accelerator cannot load and directs me to use the back button on my browser(Netscape7.0) Thus the only downloads I can do are through windows update.
How can I get DAP files off my machine????
I am not fluent in DOS so I have not been able to access the files that way.
Please help,
Thanks, Dave Ohler

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About blank search results. The usual is..

"For more of what TweakUI can do, see .

Note: there are several problems that may occur with the new version:
1) Do *not* change the first icon (My Computer) on the Desktop tab
2) Do *not* uncheck: Search Results on the Desktop tab
3) Do *not* hide the Tweak UI icon on the Control Panel tab
4) Do *not* uncheck: Show Control Panel on Start Menu on the IE tab
5) Do *not* uncheck: Shell enhancements on the IE tab
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Mike Burgess Microsoft MVP DTS "


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The search results on the Desktop tab had been unchecked.
So I'm back in buisness. Thanks

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About the download accellerator...

reinstall it into the same directory then uninstall properly.

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As I said, I installed the program a year ago. The program exe. as well as the program folder has been deleted. And since I can't download, I can't get the program from the net.
I took a chance and edited the registry, removing download accelerator. I haven't checked to see if that fixed the problem yet.
Thanks for the suggestion though.

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When I can't access...

the Internet for a needed download on my own computer (say I am traveling), I go to a library or school or even an Internet Cafe and make the download then transfer to my own computer--just an idea.

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