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Coreystaf

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    Search and Java not working
    « on: May 26, 2008, 09:09:44 AM »
    Here is my info
    Brand new (2 weeks) Dell inspiron Desktop 530s
    Windows XP sp3
    Pentium Dual / E2180 @2 GHz
    2 GB RAM/ 320 GB hard drive
    Internet Explorer 7

    About a week ago I got some malware, and started a thread.  EvilFantasy walked me thru several steps and I think he got it all.  But suddenly my Java stopped working, all is updated and enabled, it just wont work.  I can't use any button or link if it is Java, some streaming video and pics don't work.  Also, the "Search" function under the start menu and the "User  Account" area in the control panel do not work. The windows will open, but they are blank (except for the search dog).  EvilFantasy asked me to put in the XP cd and run the SFC but to no avail, and thats all that has been tried so far.
    Thanks for any help- you guys rock

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    Re: Search and Java not working
    « Reply #1 on: May 26, 2008, 10:40:56 AM »
    Try creating new profile: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811151

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      Re: Search and Java not working
      « Reply #2 on: May 26, 2008, 01:42:30 PM »
      I tried that when I saw that you suggested to a lady with the same problem, but the USER ACCOUNTS section of the control panel is one of the things that are non-functional.

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      Re: Search and Java not working
      « Reply #3 on: May 26, 2008, 02:02:56 PM »
      What exactly do you mean by "non-functional"?

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        Re: Search and Java not working
        « Reply #4 on: May 26, 2008, 02:40:38 PM »
        You can go as far as opening the window but they are blank (search is also the same way).

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        Re: Search and Java not working
        « Reply #5 on: May 26, 2008, 02:59:57 PM »
        As for Control Panel issue, couple of things to try:
        1. Install Windows Script: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c717d943-7e4b-4622-86eb-95a22b832caa&DisplayLang=en
        If that doesn't help...
        2. Go Start>Run, type in:
        cmd
        Click OK.

        Run following commands, hitting Enter after each one:
        regsvr32 jscript.dll
        regsvr32 vbscript.dll
        regsvr32 /i mshtml.dll


        Restart computer.

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          Re: Search and Java not working
          « Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 04:06:57 PM »
          THANKS! That fixed EVERYTHING not just the control panel but it made SEARCH and all the java apps work again.  Thanks to both Broni and EvilFantasy for all your help I appreciate what you do.  I am a NFI Certified Hearth Technician ( www.NFIcertified.org ), if I can ever repay by answering any questions about my feild feel absolutely free to contact my by email- it's on my profile.

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          Re: Search and Java not working
          « Reply #7 on: May 26, 2008, 04:09:25 PM »
          Wait, which solution worked?

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          Re: Search and Java not working
          « Reply #8 on: May 26, 2008, 04:10:06 PM »
          evil, do you need new fireplace?

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            Re: Search and Java not working
            « Reply #9 on: May 26, 2008, 04:13:32 PM »
            installing windows script was the solution

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            Re: Search and Java not working
            « Reply #10 on: May 26, 2008, 04:15:28 PM »
            Thank you :) Glad, it worked :)