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Windows 7: Search files and programs

12 Jul 2011   #1

Windows Home Premium 32 bit
Search files and programs

The file search in the start menu does not work at all. As soon as I begin to type no items match your search appears in the search window. I am running windows 7 Home Premium. I have tried many suggestions from other post and none seem to work.

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12 Jul 2011   #2

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Windows 7 x64

Windows 7 File Search Indexing Options

Once you are sure indexing is set up properly
You'll want to follow the directions here.
Index - Rebuild

Of course it's also possible the indexing service has been manually disabled on your machine.
That would have to be enabled via the management console.
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