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Windows 7: Search from folder no longer working

04 Apr 2016   #1
needsleep

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
 
 
Search from folder no longer working

I can't search from a folder anymore.

I can pick a file in the folder at random. I can search on a word in the filename in the folder's search bar.
It reports, "No items match your search".

Say the filename is "City_of_Beaver_Pond_PKCLEAN_Invoice_402_2nd_Qtr_2016.pdf". If I search on "Beaver" or "beaver", both result in a no match being reported.

I can even search on the entire filename - an exact match search - and I get the no match result.

Please help me restore my search functionality.

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