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Windows 7: "Recent Places" not working, pls help!

05 Jan 2010   #21

Windows 7 64bit SP1

Just a thought, could it have anything to do with indexing?
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05 Jan 2010   #22
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Never turn off indexing in Win7 as it affects many different needed features, and is perfectly optimized to begin with.

Make sure it is on by right clicking HD>Properties>tick box.
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06 Jan 2010   #23

Windows 7 64bit SP1

In the HD GENERAL PROPERTIES tab Indexing is ticked for all my drives, but if I go to Control Panel and open INDEXING OPTIONS, then click MODIFY, I notice that only the following folders have a check mark next to them :
Internet Explorer History
Offline Files
Start Menu
Windows Live Mail

PS: I haven't changed them, they have been like that ever since I installed Win7.
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