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Windows 7: Lost all search/indexing after successfull Repair Install

17 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
Lost all search/indexing after successfull Repair Install

Ran my 1st repair install and was amazed at the smoothness and end results...but...I see I do not have a search box now in explorer and there is no "Indexing Options" in control panel.

Please advise as to how to get Indexing back...hopefully....easily


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17 Aug 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1

Never mind...found Brinks article on indexing/windows services...everything working now...index is building...

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18 Aug 2014   #3


Give a close look under Modify to what is selected to ask yourself if everything is checked that you might need to find in a Search.

Besides the defaults, plug in your external storage drives and select them so they remain indexed to find files with keyword, etc.
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