Solved

windows 7 search problem

Posted on 2016-09-20
8
51 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-30
if i login as local adminstrator , i can search from start button or any file from my computer , by typing file name on seach place
but if i login as user , i cant search , no result , no action
0
Comment
Question by:techp
8 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:Dr. Klahn
ID: 41806232
Sounds like one or more of the following are enabled in either GPO or the user's Search configuration:

o Do not search communications
o Do not search for files
o Do not search Internet
o Do not search programs and Control Panel items

These are distinct from the GPO that disables Search availability.  "[These options] will not make the search box go away. It just becomes inactive."
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41806474
Log in as the Local User, go to Services and make sure Windows Search service is running.

Then go to Control Panel, Index Options and make USERS, Outlook and any other folder you want is selected in locations.

Then go to Advanced and Rebuild the Index. Watch that Indexing is proceeding and then wait (several hours) until done.

Now try searching.
0
 

Author Comment

by:techp
ID: 41806540
local user is working

 when i try to fix i got below error

 incorrect permissions on windows search directories
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41806544
Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run SFC /SCANNOW. Allow to complete, shut down, start up and then test search again
0
Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:jcimarron
ID: 41807185
techp--
Why can't you search?  Can't enter search word into search bar, etc.?
0
 

Author Comment

by:techp
ID: 41811145
can enter word into search bar , but no result or no response
if login as another user (administrator)  it is working
0
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 500 total points
ID: 41811147
Make a new, test, Windows User Profile (Account). Log into the new Windows Account and set up indexing.
Now try searching in the new Windows Account.

It could be a corrupted user profile
0
 

Expert Comment

by:jdmailny
ID: 41811866
You need to remove group policy causing this to happen
0

Featured Post

Promote certifications in your email signature

Has your company recently won an award or achieved a certification? They'll no doubt want to show it off. Email signature images used to promote certifications & awards can instantly establish credibility with a recipient and provide you with numerous benefits.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
How to record audio from input sources to your PC – connected devices, connected preamp to record vinyl discs, streaming media, that play through your audio card: Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 – both 32 bit & 64.
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to the overview of Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a free anti-virus software that guards your PC against viruses, spyware, worms, and other malicious software. This will be demonstrated using Windows…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now