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"Search" function in XP not responding


For some reason when I click on Search to locate a file or program, nothing happens. There is absolutely no response as in the past. Can someone direct me to a possible fix?
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Two possible solutions .....

Start > Run > type %SystemRoot%\Inf > OK

The inf folder will open - navigate down to srchasst.inf, right click on it > Install - this fix requires your XP install CD, retail not Recovery

Alternatively use a far better search engine than the native one in Windows - I highly recommend AgentRansack (freeware) - I have used the Pro version for years without issue.

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