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Windows 7: Cannot search symlink or junction sub-folders.

16 Nov 2012   #1
RedStripe

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Cannot search symlink or junction sub-folders.

After entering a folder by following a symbolic link or junction the search function works correctly. If any sub-folder is entered search no longer works (i.e., always returns "No items match your search.").

Is this a bug, a feature, expected behavior?

I want to link to a folder on another drive and have it behave like a local folder. Any suggestions?


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17 Aug 2013   #2
RedStripe

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Further research has shown this to be a windows 7 feature. Appears to work correctly in Windows 8.
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