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Windows 7: Windows Search indexing USB sticks

11 Aug 2013   #1
FrostyWinnipeg

Win 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Windows Search indexing USB sticks

I have trouble ejecting my USB memory sticks. Using Unlocker it tells me Windows's search indexer is running on it. At one time I had another HDD as the D drive and I'm thinking Windows's search indexer still thinks D is there so it tries to index it. Any way to clear out what Windows Search indexes?

TIA


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11 Aug 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Frosty,

Double check in your indexed locations to see if D: is still listed. If so, then you can uncheck D: to remove it from being indexed.

Index Locations - Add or Remove

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 Aug 2013   #3
FrostyWinnipeg

Win 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Big thumbs up Brink. Google failed me so I came here.

Never thought to look in Control Panel.

/me facepalms himself
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11 Aug 2013   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Frosty.
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