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I use Google Desktop for searching, so I don't think I will waste my time on Windows search features. Advertisement Latest Giveaways Moto G4 Plus Review and Giveaway Moto G4 Plus Review and Giveaway Riley J. I have followed... Sharron says: 7 years ago Do I even really need the Search Indexer service? http://taskflowapp.com/search-not/search-not-working-vista.html

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How To Fix The Start Error For Windows Search Service To Enable The Index In Vista

After seeing your site i used the first step and i clicked restore defaults (as the upper one was shaded out). Windows Search not working If on searching in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you get a message : Search Failed to Initialize Try these steps: 1] Rebuild Search Index To rebuild Daily Email NewsletterConnect With Us About Online Tech TipsWelcome to Online Tech Tips – A blog that provide readers with daily computer tutorials, technology news, software reviews, and personal computing tips.

New 05 May 2008 #3 Ramesh, MS-MVP Guest Re: Vista's Search not Working See: You cannot find files when you search a Windows Vista-based computer even though the files exist on And yes ive tried a system restore,to no avail. Community Q&A Ask a Question Submit Already answered Not a question Bad question Other If this question (or a similar one) is answered twice in this section, please click here to Indexing Options Windows 10 i have deleted the temp and put the succesfull switch to 0.

I have tried rebuilding indexes as well as doing Advanced Searches and including non-indexed, hidden, and system fiels. Indexing Not Running Windows 7 Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Windows Search Indexer is not working RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and improve system performance If Followed the steps to delete the correct folders and files and BAMM -- FIXED!

I've been having problems with bringing results back when I search ever since I stopped indexing and then turned it back on again, but now I'll try re-building it and see Windows 7 Search Not Working I know I have 4 Word documents with "Banquet" in them and about 4 PowerPoint files with the word "Banquet" in them. Powered by Mediawiki. It is incidentally, the first MVP Fix It !

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New 23 Feb 2007 #2 Dave Wood [MS] Guest Re: WINDOWS VISTA SEARCH NOT WORKING If you do Start -> Search and then type in the search box do you see have a peek at these guys Pri says: 8 years ago Hey! RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Rebuild the Search Index in Windows If you are encountering problems with searching-unexpectedly slow searches, not finding things that should Jason says: 8 years ago The correct folders are C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataMicrosoftSearchDataApplicationsWindows and C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataMicrosoftSearchDataTemp Yad says: 8 years ago I deleted the directory, C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataApplicationsWindows C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataTemp Windows 10 Search Not Finding Files

Error message and pc performance been literally driving me up the wall!!!! Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware. Read more. check over here I have tried rebuilding indexes as well as doing Advanced Searches and including non-indexed, hidden, and system fiels.

help.. Indexing Is Not Running I've already tried this ->(Right-click the Taskbar and choose > Properties. Go to the View tab and scroll down till you see "Show hidden files and folders".

Vista file management Windows Vista Search Not WorkingWhen I click on the Start Icon and do a "start search" some of my files DON'T show up!

Thanks! > P.S. Thank You! To do so, simply just type event in the Windows start menu search bar and hit enter. Windows 10 Search Not Working where is it?

Raed says: 8 years ago Thanks a lot, that was very helpful Sandee says: 8 years ago I am running windows xp and am also having trouble with search indexer stopping I went in and made sure that the "file types" are selected and they are... If you go to the Indexing Options Control Panel, do you see any error messages or similar? this content Still it's worth a shot before going to the other steps where you have to delete stuff.

Right-click the Taskbar and choose Properties 2. Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... Thanks! Under the section named "Search files", select the option "Search this user's files".

There really seems to be no rhyme or reason to how Vista is searching and missing these OBVIOUS files.... JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Walter Glenn is a long time computer geek and tech writer. Your tips worked like a charm! There's always some crazy and cryptic error popping up that makes you scratch your head.

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