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Windows 7: "No items match your search" - windows explorer

16 Feb 2016   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
"No items match your search" - windows explorer

Hey all,

I've been having this problem ever since i installed google drive sync client and mega sync client for windows and moved an 11GB folder of pictures and videos over to it from the dropbox sync client/folder for windows.

Now, no matter what i type in the search field in the windows explorer window, "No items match your search" always comes up.

I've tried:
  • deleting and rebuilding index in "indexing options"
  • switching file types to include file contents as well in the advanced options
  • restarting the PC

* I very highly doubt installing the two sync clients had to do with this problem, rather it was moving the folder that caused the issue

** Search seems to work fine for the dropbox client/folder, mega client/folder, as well as for C:\

*** Troubleshooting says there is nothing wrong with the system

**** What's really odd is when i EXCLUDE the google drive folder from indexing, windows search works!

Help is greatly appreciated!

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17 Feb 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

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