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rajeshkumarmyApr 18, 2014, 2:40 AM thank you sooooooooooooooooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LoTek March 28. 2009 03:19 Duncan, These three files have been on my desktop for years. should they be deleted? crinky February 5. 2009 18:31 Not working for me: On my Win Server 2000 When I try:D :\data\Scanner\scan>del "ADVISORY SERVICES" I getCould Not Find D:\data\Scanner\scan\ADVISORY SERVICESTried the unlocker it gets message http://techvividglobalservices.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-safe-mode-not-working.html

Jenny January 23. 2009 21:49 Actually, I was looking for a way to create folders that cannot be deleted normally by Windows and you helped me out!Just passed md "\\?\c:\AnnoyingFolder." to What a waste. I love you. Privacy Please create a username to comment. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/search-function-not-working-at-all-in-xp-222213/

Windows Xp Search Not Working

Get the answer ThatVietGuyMar 9, 2016, 5:07 PM Just open the start menu and start typing - it'll search whatever you type. Yvonne Says: April 11th, 2016 at 2:16 am Windows is driving me crazy. The file location is: C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Maddie BailisIt's driving me nuts! I've been having this problem, nothing would search, not even programs, not even categories in Control Panel.

Very much. Stella Volante December 23. 2008 02:02 Oh my GOD I can't believe it. shopkin527 February 9. 2009 15:25 Thanks BryTech! but any idea why, without (de-)installing burningsoftware or things like alcohol 120% or demon tools, I need to do this every some weeks again? (please answer via pm/mail, im usually not

jryprt September 15. 2009 19:43 Just wanted to say Thanks I downloaded unlocker and it worked Thanks for the info..All The best MadMan November 26. 2009 05:00 Thank you, Thank you, How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp meirav February 16. 2009 21:39 Actually, it did not work for me at the end so don't try it. Anyone with a suggestion? Thank you!

Mike Hays December 18. 2008 10:26 I have a similar problem with deleting invalid files. meirav November 11. 2009 01:37 Thank you so much Duncan!This little file of mine has been bugging me for months!! You are smarter than the MS guys :) Ravi August 3. 2009 16:09 I know this conversation is over a year old, but I had to reply: Tech Guy, you are ren [your 8 bit filename] to something like "temp"4.

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I turned off indexing on that folder and bingo the files are found. thanks. Windows Xp Search Not Working Zoran November 4. 2009 17:27 Hi,I am experiencing this same error in MOSS but when I try to rename a file through the explorer view of a document library.To let you My Computer Search Option Not Working You're a lifesaver...

Keith September 18. 2008 08:57 Finally!I had been searching all of Microsoft Knowledge Base and the whole web for a solution to this, with nothing but "Contact Microsoft support".This here worked!Thank http://techvividglobalservices.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-join-windows-10-homegroup.html But i downloaded the UNLOCKER and it deleted the files finally. THIS WAS DRIVING ME CRAZY! when I enter I have seen dell logo on screen. Windows Xp Search Companion

In my case it was not a dot but a space at the end of a folder, which I couldn't rename or even delete, and it affected the functioning of a Windows was giving me the same error. cecileva June 26. 2009 13:06 Thanks such folder where stuck one of our servers, this really fixed the problem. his comment is here augerin August 30. 2008 18:51 @Lindsay George the unlocker program worked for me, thanks.

I just tried to work on it today, reindexed 55K+ items, nothing. Santiago July 1. 2009 08:46 What if the offending folder is located on another drive? (D: in my case, cmd won't navigate to it) Keksich July 1. 2009 08:55 Nevermind, found I noticed last night that even when the drive was working I still did not have any upper/lower filters.

my long days of sufferings have finally come to end.

I wish all fixes were so quick and easy.This fix solved my problem: Fixing Windows XP Search Companion User Interface Vera August 7, 2010 at 3:36 am you helped me dodge Thank you very, very much!!! E:\I386). Should I delete the colons?

Hope this helps. Unlocker has not worked. Finally got rid of(C75_東方) (同人音楽) [dBu music] 廃弾奏結界 鬼譚奏鳴曲 Demon tale sonata (Lame3.96 Edom January 1. 2009 19:20 if its on your desktop for exampledo this...in cmd type cd desktop (press weblink by R.

This could be why the dial up connection looks different. Stephaen April 6. 2009 08:45 ooooooooohhhhh my goddddd..its working.......thanks man..may god bless you. Verify the item's location and try again. Thank you SO much!

So another thank you for helping me to get here! Buy online or try it FREE for 14 days."Like" us on Facebook"Like" us on FacebookArticles of InterestHow to Add Ribbon Command to Right-click Menu in Windows 10? Also the lack of detail in your post is daunting. dir /x/a to get the 8 character name of the offending folder3.

it worked for me. The value in /2/ is different still, but has no colons.Is that anything?