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At my home, I cannot search for program in the Start Menu, neither search for services.msc or regedit in the Start Menu Search Bar. Every time I have

No item match your search.

When I go to the Control Panel, in Indexing Option. I have removed everything except my Start Menu and the System32 folder.

What do I have to do to make it works? At my job, all works fine but not at home...

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I suspect you've just been too selective with your folders.

regedit is in your Windows I think rather than System32, so I think that's why it's not working. services.msc should be in %SYSTEMROOT%\System32 so not sure why that's not working. As a test, you could index the whole drive (or at least from %WINDIR% down.

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But why the Start Menu application does not work? – Daok Feb 14 '11 at 15:43
    
The Start menu just has short cuts in it, not the applications themselves. – Rhys Gibson Feb 14 '11 at 19:37
    
i know but the start menu folder contain links... i cannot even get them – Daok Feb 15 '11 at 0:29

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