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Windows 7: Search doesn't work!

08 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Premuim 64 bit
Search doesn't work!

I have tried to solve this problem since I first got Win 7 without success. Search simply does not work. Answers on-line say click on start and type in the search box, but when I do, I get nothing. Same thing with Explorer. Typing in the search box yields nothing. None of the on-line answers I have seen address this problem. My windows is up to date.

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08 Jan 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello jetrobert,

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help. Be sure to have the location and file type included in the search index. If the file has been recently saved, then you may also need to rebuild (update) the index since it may not have had time to rebuild itself automatically yet.
Search - Have More Accurate Search Results
In addition, you might see if these may help for some searching tips.
Search in Windows 7


Windows Search - Configure and Use
Hope this helps,
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