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Windows 7: Windows 7 search issues

19 Oct 2011   #11
professorgold

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by professorgold View Post
Hello I am having the same problems with windows search. Nothing, literally nothing, shows up when I try to search in either the start menu or the explorer window. With the start menu, clicking "see more results" brings up the same error message.

I hope you've figured out how to handle this, or that someone else can help me.
Do you need to search for file contents??

Or just file names?
names mostly, but it doesn't work for even the smallest or most common search inputs. absolutely nothing but the little magnifying glass and "see more results" comes up.


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19 Oct 2011   #12
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Try this third party tool:

Everything, from voidtools.com

Lightning fast, small, simple.

Its shortcoming: it searches for file names only, not contents.
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19 Oct 2011   #13
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Get Everything: Everything Search Engine
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1.3 Does Everything search file contents?

No, "Everything" does not search file contents, only file and folder names.
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19 Oct 2011   #14
professorgold

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Try this third party tool:

Everything, from voidtools.com

Lightning fast, small, simple.

Its shortcoming: it searches for file names only, not contents.
thanks. this gets the job done.
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14 Jan 2014   #15
hirakava

Windows 7 Enterprise 32
 
 
SetupCompletedSuccessfully

Hi People.

I changed registry key value to hexadecimal 0 SetupCompletedSuccessfully.

Complete Registry: COMPUTER\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SEARCH

Restart the computer and try again.

In this case work.

Good Luck.

Hugs.
Lincoln.
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