Search Enhancement folder appears at Windows XP startup after installing the Search Enhancement update.

Original Title: SEARCH ENHANCEMENT DOWNLOAD PROBLEM.

Hi, I recently downloaded the SEARCH ENHANCEMENT update from Microsoft. Now everytime I restart my computer the SEARCH ENHANCEMENT folder appears. I can click to close it but it is so annoying. Any ideas how I can stop this. It won't let me delete the file either. Thanks

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Hi STEVIEBOY52,


Let’s follow these steps & check if it helps.


Step 1

You may try to perform system restore which will restore back the computer to the point when it was working fine.

How to restore Windows XP to a previous state

Step 2

Thereafter, try to configure the computer in clean boot state and install Search Enhancement update. It will start Windows XP by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs and helps to eliminate software conflicts.

The following link has steps showing how to perform clean boot: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353
Note: Please ensure that the computer is set to start as usual by following the section ‘Steps to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state’ from the article: How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353



Hope the information helps.
Please post back and let us know.

 

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Last updated March 26, 2018 Views 492 Applies to: