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Win search not working

by Mickmin / April 11, 2008 9:31 PM PDT

My search engine on win xp not working. after I select magnify button " search engine "; only blue column and dog animatiion appear in the left of my screen. without text entry.
please help me!

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That does not look like Windows Search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2008 10:46 PM PDT
In reply to: Win search not working

Windows Search does not have a magnify button or a button with "search engine" on it. Somethings not right here. Can you put a picture on for all to see?

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Re: Win search not working
by Tufenuf / April 11, 2008 11:28 PM PDT
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Mickmin, I also never saw any kind of magnify button in Search but you may want to go to the link below, click on the "?" to the left of "Why doesn't Search work?" to expand it and you'll find some possible fixes.


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Animated dog
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 12, 2008 6:15 PM PDT
In reply to: Win search not working

This does sound like Windows XP's search utility.

From the Start menu the option to Search has a magnifying glass icon. Also, some Windows XP users may have changed or set their preferences to have a little dog animation showing whenever Search is called up.

There are other animated character choices, Happy


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