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    "Find Files" Has Gone Missing from Right-click Menu in Windows Explorer

    I'm running Win 6.1.7601 with all the latest updates. I just tried to open a search window by right-clicking a folder name in Windows Explorer, but there was no "find" or "search" option in the context menu that appeared. I am sure there was such an option previously. Is there some service or Windows feature I may have inadvertently turned off or removed that could have caused this?

    I know there is a built-in search box in the Explorer window, but I don't like the idea of features inexplicably disappearing (or accidentally getting removed). I could try doing a System Restore to get it back, but this tends to wreak havoc with Norton Internet Security, so I would prefer to avoid that solution if possible.

    Thank you,
    Terry

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    I do not remember ever seeing a find or search in the right click context menu of any folder or file. Perhaps I'm just getting old. maybe someone else can pipe in and straighten me out.
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    I don't have the option or ever remember seeing it as well. Are you sure you didn't tweak the right click context menu to add search earlier? a Windows update could have reset the tweak.

    Jerry

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