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Windows 7: Search for folder

23 Apr 2010   #1

windows 7
 
 
Search for folder

Hi all, I can't find folders in the Windows 7 search, I even type folders that I know are there, but it still does not find them, even win98 used to find folders, could someone help me with this please!

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23 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 - Vista
 
 

What folders are you looking for?

They may not be folders. . . virtualization and Junctions come to mind.

Virtual Store --> Common file and registry virtualization issues in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

Junctions - 1/2-way down page --> Svrops.com - Windows Vista Junction Points

Windows 7 can be a game of "smoke and mirrors" at times.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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23 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Try kind:folders foldername

Where is the folder located? Is it on the boot drive or elsewhere? If elsewhere you need to tell Search to look there. To do this, click the Start orb, then enter search. Click on Change how windows searches and add the other location/drive.
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25 Apr 2010   #4

windows 7
 
 
found problem

thanks all

My windows search index was not turned on!
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25 Apr 2010   #5

Stools
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foresttodd View Post
thanks all

My windows search index was not turned on!
tutt tutt!
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