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Windows 7: Refreshing the Explorer Search Index?


05 Nov 2009   #1
imacken

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Refreshing the Explorer Search Index?

How can I refresh the search index in Windows Explorer?
For example I put files in Documents a couple of hours ago, that just don't show up when I type part of the name in 'search'. The files do show up however in the Start button search!


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06 Nov 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi imacken,

Though this tutorial will work, it may be a bit OTT. Note the Related Links.

Index - Rebuild

Hope this helps.
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07 Nov 2009   #3
imacken

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Thanks a lot - that worked. I didn't even realise that there was an indexing section in CP!
This forum never ceases to amaze me. Out of all the many dozen forums I use, this is by far the most helpful and friendly place.
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