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Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Back to top Tweet #2 Som Som Som Member 448 posts Posted 03 February 2008 - 10:32 AM Try this, you'll have to edit the registry In regedit, Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoFind Strnagely, I had been to the support site and had attempted to make the registry entry...I used the wrong brackets and made a mess of it. http://centralpedia.com/unexpected-error/unexpected-error-action-could-not-be-completed-windows-search.html

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? It returns an error message that: unexpected error :action could be completed.Turned off the indexing service (useing companion anyway). Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Search used to work but now it doesn't after several updates and patches. click resources

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://www.dougknox.com/Click on WIN XP FIXES on the left of the page and look for "Win XP Search Problems". Carl PS: this is a big deal for me as I need to attach other drives and search the folders and files on them.

  1. Colleen Gayle LaneMilton Public Library RE: Search Companion Error Xaqte (IS/IT--Management) 20 Jul 05 15:20 Try:Start > Run > sfc /scannowThis will ask for the XP install disc.Let us know your
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Talk With Other Members Be Notified Of ResponsesTo Your Posts Keyword Search One-Click Access To YourFavorite Forums Automated SignaturesOn Your Posts Best Of All, It's Free! The Hound, Jul 23, 2007 #8 Milander Thread Starter Joined: Jul 19, 2007 Messages: 23 Load Library ("msgr3en.dll") Failed-the specified module could not be found. Password Forums Register FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Double-click the file to run it.

Back to top #13 zool zool Kohzoku Oni Member 1,064 posts Posted 09 October 2009 - 06:30 AM ^Welcome to Winmatrix. Download searchcompfix.vbs Related links Search Companion Error When You Search for Files and Folders Recent Posts Tips 1 | Tips 2| Tips 3 | Home| IE FAQ Feedback | Donate | Search > used to work but now it doesn't after several updates and patches. > > I tried reinstalling from the inf file but that does not help I have identically http://windowsxp.mvps.org/searchcomp.htm Register now while it's still free!

Be a good citizen and contribute anything if you can Back to top #14 Guest_cookie_* Guest_cookie_* Guest Posted 30 December 2009 - 08:29 AM The Search feature on my XP computer RE: Search Companion Error Leenie (TechnicalUser) (OP) 27 Jul 05 17:59 Found the problem.This fixes it:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;816665I think it was because I didn't have Search Results ticked to show on the desktop Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Furl this Thread! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Are you aComputer / IT professional?Join Tek-Tips Forums!

Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/search-companion-unexpected-error-action-could-not-be-completed.2238248/ Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I could not undo the Avira changes, even after re-installing the application...Following your suggestion has solved all the problems I was having recently such as Windows Search not working, unable to

About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. http://centralpedia.com/unexpected-error/unexpected-error-action-could-not-be-completed-search.html Several functions may not work. regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll Back to top #7 cwppros cwppros My First Post! ACTION COULD NOT BE COMPLETED !

Help Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In . . I tried reinstalling from the inf file but that does not help Guest, Nov 14, 2005 #1 Advertisements Guest Guest "tmgibs" wrote: > I have this error message whenever I Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.7Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. have a peek at these guys I subsequently uninstalled Avira, before realising I had loads if issues on my system.

Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.Tek-Tips Posting Policies Jobs Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by Link To This Forum! Feedback | Disclaimer | Donate | Tips - Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Internet Explorer FAQ Feedback Click Here To Update All Your Out of Date Drivers It asks me for the CD SP3, but when I insert that, it will not find the file msgr3en.dll on the disc.

I thought the other thread was closed as this is a different problem and the original was solved.Where is the move to?ThanksCarl 0 Kudos Reply zoltanthegypsy Community Moderator Posts: 5,037 Registered:

I subsequently uninstalled Avira, before realising I had loads if issues on my system. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Back to top #5 Visaro Visaro New WinMatrixian Members 5 posts Posted 04 February 2008 - 10:39 AM okay, try this : http://www.kellys-ko.../noasstundo.vbs <---- direct linkjust download and runPage Link: http://www.kellys-ko...m/xp_tweaks.htmDisable regards david Dutch Sponsored Links #2 (permalink) 03-05-2008, 02:44 AM Ramesh, MS-MVP Posts: n/a Re: Windows XP Search function Error "Action could not be completed" when you attempt

Guest, Apr 1, 2005, in forum: Windows XP Help Replies: 1 Views: 244 Apr 1, 2005 Printer driver does not install, "operation could not be completed" Dirk Haar, May 10, 2005, Resolution This is caused if one or more keys are missing in the registry. No, create an account now. check my blog Colleen Gayle LaneMilton Public Library RE: Search Companion Error linney (TechnicalUser) 27 Jul 05 16:27 You could have a look at your input languages to see if there is anything odd

Close this window and log in. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. No searching just error message.Then I tried Windows\inf folder for the srchasst.inf file, right-click and choose Install. Members 1 posts Posted 15 March 2009 - 11:28 PM If you are using Windows Search 4.0, go to Control Panel, click on "Add or Remove Programs," and uninstall Windows Search

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Then I started adding my programs.