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Windows 7: Windows 7 wont rebuild my index

12 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
Windows 7 wont rebuild my index

Hi All,

Let me inform you first about what ive already tried:

1. Changed indexing folder
2. Rebuilding
3. Googleing
4. Searching this forum
5. Restarted Windows Search service
6. Removed shareing for Users folder
6. Ensured all folders i want indexed have System security on it with Read/Write access.
7. System restore

Nothing seems to be working.

Its been a problem for about 3-4 weeks now and of course i restart my laptop every few days.

When i search, it only searches Program Files and Control Panel.

Below is a screenshot of what i mean.

It has worked in the past. For example my Music folder has about 14000 files. I clearly type in ‘Don’t Stop’ and it doesn’t find it.

Anyone have any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Nov 2010   #2

windows 7 RC

I also have a problem with the index. When I search for a file I only get results from the Programs and Control Panel folders.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64

Similar problem to moondy's. Tried all the steps he has listed. Cannot get search index to either rebuild nor to chance location to the big spinning disk with lots of room and get the index off of the SS drive with my OS and programs.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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