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

05 Jan 2010   #21
TheCROW

Windows 7 64bit SP1
 
 

Just a thought, could it have anything to do with indexing?


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05 Jan 2010   #22
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Possibly.

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
TheCROW

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
Users
Windows Live Mail

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