Consider the following scenario. On a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 website, you click to clear the Show "none of these words" search box check boxwhen you configure the advanced search settings. Then, you try to run an advanced search. In this scenario, you cannot perform the search successfully. Additionally, you receive the following error message in a dialog box:
'NotQueryTextBox.value' is null or not an object.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.