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Windows 7: Instant Search not working for certain folders

18 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate
Instant Search not working for certain folders

Hello, Today I found out that for some reason the instant search is not working for two particular folders on my hard drive, the funny thing about it is that this is where I need search the most.
I've found out the following scenario: If I search for a file that exists in the folder Tv Shows; from within the folder, nothing is found.
If I search for the file again from the start menu -> search bar again nothing is found. (See Picture 3)
Only when I press the Search Again in Computer in the bottom of those search results, the file is found.
This happens only for two folders, which do not seem to be of different properties or anything of that sort.
I figured out that those two folders were once shared on the network, but not anymore. I tried to re-enable the share & disable it but no avail, I also tried to Index the Drive, Stop the Index and re-enable it again, but still nothing!
I Checked the gpedit.msc for clues whether those folder are hidden or anything, but this is not the case

1# Imageshack - file1
2# Imageshack - capture21
3# Imageshack - capture2zg Specs: Intel Core 2 Duo Pc 4GB Ram Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with latest updates

Im kinda lost and would appreciate any help, Eli
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18 Dec 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

If you type .avi in the start search box, are you able to find your file faster?
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18 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate

I cant find any of the files on the regular search from those two folders.
if i search for a rar extension, nothing is there, and same thing for avi.
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19 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate

please answer this question, im baffled...
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23 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate

last bump.
please answer me....
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