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It usually doesn't conflict with other software, so you should be fine. Everything's clean, and quick. Why is this? Thanksp.s: Since I had no Cortana running as such in Task Manager, I killed 'Search' app instead,as in Properties of 'Search' you find 'Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_...' and it did the same ..means 'got here

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Although I've given up on the latest version of an OS I've used literally for 20 years I still have some hope that MS can manage to sort this mess out In the future if you can't provide the required information, then don't bother posting. No version of the OS to date has added so little and yet removed much. You do the following.

Your own answer demonstrates that. MS... any way i try to do rebuild but it didn't help. Windows 7 File Search Not Working Now search the folder that file is in for the word plain.

We have conflicting settings and the net result is searching does not work at all. Many thanks. The moderators can't solve what is essentially a broken system. This should help!

I can't remember if XP failed from the start, or after an SP release, but I started to realise back then that both XP and 2003 were failing to find things Windows 7 Search File Contents Reply Guest August 26, 2015 at 7:24 pm # Thank you, killing searchui.exe works :DHow I kill it with command prompt: 1. Vista got a lot of bad press and criticism but I think people are going to find that once they try Win7... Reply fred January 4, 2016 at 3:22 am # Thanks Martin.

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Created by Anand Khanse. Edited by glacia Monday, February 22, 2010 11:01 PM Monday, February 22, 2010 7:55 PM 0 Sign in to vote I've found a solution. Search Programs And Files Windows 7 Not Working Even a simple text search (grepWin, the search tool in my text editor, etc.) finds the document immediately, but not Windows search.So, not only is there an inscrutable syntax for search Windows 7 Search Not Finding Files The indexing took such a long time, that I gave up on that too.

Anyone else got this or is my system just a freak? weblink Can't see a registry file given? This is wrong! Thanks. Windows 7 Start Menu Search Not Working

I agree !! I've just installed Locate32 and it took about 30 seconds to index my C drive and then immediately found exactly what I was looking for. Here is the fix November 2, 2016 Microsoft resurrects Telemetry updates KB2952664 and KB2976978 October 5, 2016Advertisement Recent UpdatesFirefox, DRM, end of NPAPIFix Slow updates on Windows 7Battery Aid 2 for navigate here Reply jasray August 25, 2015 at 11:07 pm # Rebuilding the index should work:http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-fix-windows-10-search-issues-by-rebuilding-index/ Reply Fred August 26, 2015 at 12:22 am # I liked it when you could remove parts

Elakolla February 19, 2016 at 9:57 am # Killing SearchUI.exe is working perfect. Windows 10 Search Not Finding Files Wednesday, February 03, 2010 12:05 PM 1 Sign in to vote There's really no point wasting time on windows search when 'locate 32' does it so well. Best Regards!

For the record I have indexing turned OFF since that thing grinds groove into your hard disk. (I regularly work late at night and I guess M$ assume you're in bed

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You'll no longer be able to arrange your library views by metadata, and your column headers will only sort items, not stack or group them. Reply Hawk September 16, 2015 at 2:37 pm # I have the same error. Incorrect Permissions On Windows Search Directories Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

Whether it's a bug or a consequence of a design choice, it should be fixed. There is an option to search contents even in non-indexed locations, so the fact this isn't working for people is clearly a serious bug that needs to be rectified. The beauty of the XP search window above is that if you can read you can find any file anywhere on your computer. his comment is here General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is

So to find the files I scanned the bar code of the units into an excel sheet, then copy the ones I need into the search bar of the folder I Lord knows, it's hard enough to get stuff to install correctly on Win7…Microsoft seems to want to make things "easier" by hiding file locations and extensions, and making things "automatic"… fine, I get it. It needs to work out of the box and the indexing location and filetype options should not affect the search options.Yes, warn the user that the location is not indexed, but if

If it really is this bad, and I believe you, can't you get in touch with prominent tech bloggers to highlight the problem?