I don't know since when my windows explorer's search function had became the "windows Search". As I recalled, when I right click a folder, and choose "Search", the search box would come up, where I can type the name of the file to search for, there is also an advance button underneath, where I can choose search by file size, date... and so on.
I had updated my xp with all the latest patches and hotfix from the windows update site, and now, whenever I choose "search", the "windows search". Acutally, I wouldn't mind that the layout changes, but seems like for this windows search to work, the drives need indexing. However, indexing the drive takes processing power and slows the computer, and I had disabled that. So, I can't search anything now.
Is there anyway to revert it back to the classic way that Windows XP was originally built? Thank you very much.