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Windows 7: W7 Indexing Options question

24 Nov 2009   #1
iKerry

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
W7 Indexing Options question

When I press the Start button and enter, say, "test" a word that is in many of my documents, nothing appears above as it used to with Vista.

Perhaps I have Indexing Options set incorrectly? (see attachment)

Suggestion please,

Thanks,

Kerry
Windows 7 Home Premium




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24 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Mine shows IE also checked.
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24 Nov 2009   #3
jamesvdm

 

Just tried it, same results, it won't find text within a document. I haven't touched any settings since install.
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24 Nov 2009   #4
Disk4mat

Windows 7 Ultimate (x86)
 
 

Works fine here. In folder options, Search tab, do you have the option to search file contents for indexed files?

Otherwise, in the start menu preferences I also checked search public folders. Cant think of anything else.


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25 Nov 2009   #5
iKerry

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Got the search working but now I can't find Thunderbird email content.

Thanks all,

Kerry
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25 Nov 2009   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Tell us how you fixed search, so we all can learn.
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26 Nov 2009   #7
iKerry

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I had Dennis Nazarenko's VistaStartMenu 3.4 installed. It's a great little utility that makes the Start menu easier to use. Apparently there's a bug with VSM and Windows 7 and so it affected the W7 Search programs and files feature. I uninstalled VSM and the W7 search works fine except for indexing TB's emails.

I just upgrade TB 2.0.0.23 to TB3.RC1 but W7 search still doesn't search TB's emails.

Now I'm using GoogleDesktop and it searches TB's email just fine. I'm certain that eventually one day we will have just one search field that works for everything.

Kerry
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