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Windows 7: When searching in the search bar I see: "No items match your search."

12 Feb 2012   #11
RealGem

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Have a look at this old post of mine (it's a long thread I'm afraid):

Search Function Way Too Basic!

I had a similar problem, but with pdfs not mp3s. And the guys here helped me.

I remember it was quite a bit fiddling about, but I got there in the end.

Good luck!


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12 Feb 2012   #12
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi.
I truly have no idea in helping you out but.
- Does it work to other drives
- does it work if you try searching it using wildcard? like *.mp3 or B*.mp3 or *.*
Just curious.
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04 Sep 2012   #13
auburndmbfan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I know this is an old post, but did you ever figure this out? I have run into the same problem. I have a theory, and i'm wondering if your situation is the same.
I noticed that when I browse in Windows Explorer, I can see the B: drive (in my case, my music is stored there), and ultimately i see b:\My Music
However, when I view the properties of that folder, it says the location is B:\Music
So I'm wondering if there's a symbolic link somewhere between My Music and Music, and it's throwing off the Search.
I just removed "My Music" from my index, went directly to the folder in Windows Explorer and searched again and lo and behold, I get results. so now i've added the folder back to the index (when Windows Search prompted me that I needed to), and but the moment I do, I cannot search the folder any longer. i'll keep tinkering and maybe figure it out. if i do, i'll post back the results.

Good luck
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05 Sep 2012   #14
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Windows does not index A: or B: drives since they are historically reserved for floppy drives.

What Are the Windows A: and B: Drives Used For? - How-To Geek
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