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Search window driving me crazy!

by irishrock / June 11, 2007 1:50 AM PDT

I don't know what I did....when I go into a desktop icon the search thingy comes up(when I wasn't searching for anything)..when I right click & hit open on the same icon it's works ok I'm sure it's something I did. I have WindowsXP Help? dw

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Re: Search window driving me crazy!
by Tufenuf / June 11, 2007 2:23 AM PDT

irishrock, Click Start>Run and type in:

regsvr32 /i shell32

Click OK.

Note that the spacing is important.


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by irishrock / June 11, 2007 3:12 AM PDT

Oh......thank you.....thank you.....thank you.
I guess you can tell it worked...LOL! What did I do to cause that to happen? I probably wouldn't understand if you told me tho,ha so it's ok
I'm sure though, there will be something else on this wonderful & irritating computer to drive me crazy!!

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Thank you CNET for the Forum
by Doug Bolte / July 9, 2009 1:16 AM PDT

When I clicked on a desktop icon, I got the message "Windows doesnot recognize the address..... Please check your spelling.....

I tried the above solution and it worked immediately.

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