Enabling Full Text Searches in Sharepoint by upgrading to SQL
To enable full text search you will need to do the following..
1) Upgrade the SharePoint named instance of SQL to full SQL Server 2000..
be sure that you install/add Full-Text Search.. (listed in the steps in the
premiuminstallsteps.htm on the Premium cd)
2) Once SQL Server the named instance is upgraded and service packed, then
go to Start/Administrative Tools/SharePoint Central Administration scroll
down to the Component Configuration section and click on the Configure
full-text search link. Then click the checkbox to enable full-text search
and index component..
Once that is done if you then go back to the companyweb site then you
should see a text box in the upper right corner of the page (with a
magnifying glass icon to the left.. ) to enter your search criteria.