Q. The Windows XP Search Companion does not display icons for some file types next to the files it finds?

When you use the Windows XP Search Companion to find files of a file type, like .scr for screensaver files, the icon for certain file types are not displayed with the files returned by the search.

This behavior will occur if you run another program while the search is in progress, and this program is run in full-screen mode, like a screensaver, or Media Player, or the 3D Pinball game.

The only workaround is to not run a full-screen application while using the Search Companion.

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