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Windows 7: does outlook indexing need windows search enabled to work?

20 Aug 2012   #1

windows 8.1 Pro x64
does outlook indexing need windows search enabled to work?

As topic title says.

I have windows search disabled, but do find myself occasionally searching through emails, is it enough to just enable indexing in outlook or does it require the OS indexing also enabled.

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20 Aug 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

You should be able to search (slower) with indxing turned off. Better yet, you can modify indexing to only search in specific places/for specific things. If you disabled windows search service, I don't know if you are able to search still. You should only need to deselect the harddrive/folders/files that you do not want to index.

Go to indexing options>modify to find where you can disable searching for specific things.
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 does outlook indexing need windows search enabled to work?

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