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Windows 7: Search in Windows 7


07 Nov 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Search in Windows 7

How to Search in Windows 7

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09 Apr 2010   #10
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Anoopsingh,

Does your Windows Key work with any other keyboard shortcut using it?

Windows Key - Enable or Disable

Windows Key Shortcuts - Enable or Disable

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18 Apr 2010   #11
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

I want to search for ISO type files what should I write in search ?
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18 Apr 2010   #12
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hi Brink,

I have a little issue here with search... If I invoke search when I'm in a folder, the search will run - it will do the search. But if I open "Computer", the pane that shows my volumes - whatever I type in the search box, the sound played (the one that indicates that search is starting), but after the sound... there's nothing, the search didn't even begun... It just stayed there...

Any ideas?

zzz2496
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19 Apr 2010   #13
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yousaf465 View Post
I want to search for ISO type files what should I write in search ?
Hello Yousaf,

You would type in *.iso in the search box and press enter to search for all ISO files in the folder you have open.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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19 Apr 2010   #14
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Hi Brink,

I have a little issue here with search... If I invoke search when I'm in a folder, the search will run - it will do the search. But if I open "Computer", the pane that shows my volumes - whatever I type in the search box, the sound played (the one that indicates that search is starting), but after the sound... there's nothing, the search didn't even begun... It just stayed there...

Any ideas?

zzz2496
Hello zzz2496,

You might run Troubleshoot Search and Indexing to see if it may come up with a cause for this.

If it's not helpful, then run a sfc /scannow command to see if it may help in case it's a bad system file somewhere that's messing with it. Also, double check your search options to make sure they are set to give you the results you want.

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
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19 Apr 2010   #15
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yousaf465 View Post
I want to search for ISO type files what should I write in search ?
Hello Yousaf,

You would type in *.iso in the search box and press enter to search for all ISO files in the folder you have open.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
You it is not even searching for it. The file is right there in that folder .



Here is the folder itself

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19 Apr 2010   #16
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Yousaf,

Double check to make sure that you have your search options set properly for how you want your search results, and that you have either or both the ISO file extention and/or folder included in the index.

Index - Add or Remove File Types

Index Locations - Add or Remove
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19 Apr 2010   #17
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

All of them are fine, ISO is the list, whole drive is indexed but still not result
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19 Apr 2010   #18
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Did Troubleshoot Search and Indexing give you anything to check as well?
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19 Apr 2010   #19
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

No, it didn't do anything. I'm now rebuilding the index hopefully it will help.
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