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Windows 7: window search not working

04 Mar 2011   #1
shashimi

window 7 32bit
 
 
window search not working

as per above.

even after i enable all those option but still i cant find anything. i try rebuilding my index but is took 4 hrs and the number of indexed file remain 0. also in the search box no matter what is type, there would not be a "searching" as it should be.anyone know what happen and how to resolve it?




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04 Mar 2011   #2
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Welcome to the forums, are you sure that the service is turned on?
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04 Mar 2011   #3
shashimi

window 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
Welcome to the forums, are you sure that the service is turned on?
ya.if it is not turn on, there wont be a search box there



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04 Mar 2011   #4
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Us this tutorial and see if the service is running: Services - Start or Disable
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04 Mar 2011   #5
shashimi

window 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
Us this tutorial and see if the service is running: Services - Start or Disable
all those service and the related one are all started

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04 Mar 2011   #6
James Colbert

 
 

Questions that occur:

1) How long has this been happening? If not long, and you have restore points predating the issue, have you tried a System Restore?

2) Does Search work in other user accounts?

3) Are you getting any error message when trying to search (i.e., 'Internet Security settings prevented...')?

4) Have you changed permissions on your system?

5) Do specified locations to index appear in Control Panel/Indexing Options?


Check this recent thread where some viable solutions have worked:

Search box in start menu does not work

Be sure to let us know if your issue continues or is resolved.

A good Search configuration and use tutorial for when you get it working:

Windows Search - Configure and Use

James
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05 Mar 2011   #7
shashimi

window 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by James Colbert View Post
Questions that occur:

1) How long has this been happening? If not long, and you have restore points predating the issue, have you tried a System Restore?

2) Does Search work in other user accounts?

3) Are you getting any error message when trying to search (i.e., 'Internet Security settings prevented...')?

4) Have you changed permissions on your system?

5) Do specified locations to index appear in Control Panel/Indexing Options?


Check this recent thread where some viable solutions have worked:

Search box in start menu does not work

Be sure to let us know if your issue continues or is resolved.

A good Search configuration and use tutorial for when you get it working:

Windows Search - Configure and Use

James
1)ever since i took back my laptop from the repair, he search does not work anymore. but before that, it work.

2)search does not work in other account also.

3)no error message.in fact nothing come out at all

4)no permission were change at all

5)i try index but after many hrs, "0 item were indexed" were display
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06 Mar 2011   #8
James Colbert

 
 

shashimi,

Have you attempted to move your indexing directory location, or is it in the default location (as in screenshot)?:

window search not working-index-location.jpg

If the index is in the default location, try the steps posted here:

Indexing failure

You will need to have hidden files showing:
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

You will also need to be logged in as an admin (if you're not already).

If you have attempted to move your indexing folder, try setting it to the default location.

Restart your machine in both cases, then check to see if the index is running (and actually indexing your files).

Post back to let us know.

James


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07 Mar 2011   #9
shashimi

window 7 32bit
 
 

i try the above method but still no luck.so i try SFC and this is the result

http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/3510/000ov.png

here is the detail version of the log

CBS.log
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07 Mar 2011   #10
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

bit of a silly question but have you got indexing enabled on the drives?


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