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Windows 7: Search function is broken in Windows Explorer -> Libraries -> Documen

03 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Search function is broken in Windows Explorer -> Libraries -> Documen

Check screenshot for more details.

Search function works just fine, for example, in Drive D or E.




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03 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello dda,

Double check to make sure that the Windows Search service is set to Started and Automatic. If disabled, you could still do a non-index search in normal Windows Explorer folders, but libraries require the index for search to work in them.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Brilliant advice sir. It solved my problem amicably.

Thank you very much!
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08 Oct 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome.
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