Getting rid of Search cause my pc grinds to a halt

  Craigmave 13:30 20 Jan 04
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PLease please please can anyone tell me how to get rid of search because every time i use it my cpu goes off the rails at 100%, the same happens when i use Wim Media Player 9. Is there a way to get rid of these slugs and can anyone recomend a new search function. Cheers from Craig.

  Chegs ® 13:55 20 Jan 04

Which OS are you using,when you search are you looking for...

Files and Folders.

On the Internet

Viruses

For People

The above choices are in XP.

  Craigmave 14:01 20 Jan 04

Hi there, i have XP Pro. Its when i search for music files mainly. But i have just tried to highlite four files and move them into a new folder but my music crashes. Do you think that the HDD that the files are on is unstable. I have C: for op system > also a second HDD split into D: games drive and E: music files ???

  Chegs ® 14:18 20 Jan 04

Try SFC /SCANNOW (dont forget the space between c /)Into DOS box,or RUN box.

  Craigmave 14:28 20 Jan 04

ok i will try that. What exactly will this comand do ?

  Chegs ® 14:36 20 Jan 04

It will replace all XP system files on your pc.Hopefully,thats whats causing the crashes(corrupted OS files)

  Craigmave 14:41 20 Jan 04

Is there actually a way to remov the search ?

The CPU is still 100%

  Chegs ® 16:11 20 Jan 04

To remove search from the start menu involves registry edit, click here

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