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Search function in Windows 7 seems to have stopped working

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#1 m.hoyer


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Posted 06 January 2016 - 02:13 PM

Until very recently, I was able to search for files on all of my drives - both cloud drives and network (mapped) drives, but something happened, either as a result of a Microsoft update or my computer being off the network for a couple of weeks, and now if frequently can't get Search to find files that I can locate if I can remember the folder in which they might be saved.  Any idea what might have changed and how I might be able to recover the very useful indexing functionality I previously enjoyed?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 06 January 2016 - 04:08 PM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

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