By the way, barely 5-10% of what you paid for your laptop actually went to the OS and you got the one messed up by whoever made the laptop and bought Doesn't matter what you dreamed it "should" be or what you were lead to believe by a little string - call it a doc bug :-) 2 - Search from Start By default, the Search Indexer in Windows 7 indexes the most common locations where your files would be stored, i.e. W7 search came back with 2 files (a .txt and a .html) - neither of which were the file I sought. check over here
I've been discussing this with others who also think it's great. No idea if network searches works. Get this sorted out ASAP before we move out to MAC or LINUX. It will include indexed and non-indexed files, as stated - default non-indexed files searched in this manner does not search contents.
No clue why though. To make sure you're in the correct place, look at the top of your window and it should show you the full path. Well, if it is, its hard to find… dr surendra misra says: 6 years ago The search tool of windows XP is for superior to search tool of windows 7.I have Below that, you will see a list of all the locations that have been included for indexing.
Anyways now I'm looking for a specific file. Yet another case of techies trying way too hard. And to be fair, if you just type in a word, zillions of results appear. Windows 7 Index Network Drive Don't worry, turning off the indexing service will do no harm to your computer.
back to xp sp3. Windows 7 Indexing Options How come W7 won't find the .exe files I've installed since then? Within a few moments, Spotlight will commence re-indexing the drive." Resources Forum thread: MacFixIt members discuss how to reindex external hard drives. http://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/windows-7-file-search-indexing-options/ I have found that at least in Windows 7, the search sucks whether or not you have indexing turned on or not. Turn Off Indexing Selectively There are a couple of ways
Or the way to contact Microsoft to report the problem? How To Index External Hard Drive Mac rdwray says: 7 years ago I have used every version of Windows starting with 3.1 and 7 is the worst I have ever seen. And if that is the case, can I then copy the CiFiles folder into the external hard drive? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]loptow 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Gonna try this out.
I just upgraded my PC, so I am now at Windows 7. here The intent of this article, which admittedly contains several factual statements, is as I said earlier, a lie. Indexing Options Windows 10 I have 18,000+ files in my My Documents folder, fully indexed; just moments ago I tried to search for a *.doc file of a short story I had written. Index External Hard Drive I'm not joking, the first and last sentences in this article are utter lies.
So ask yourself when was the last time you really searched for something anyway using Windows Explorer? check my blog I have no idea what I am doing wrong, or what IT is doing wrong. She doesn't understand folder structure, so when she needs a file, she has no idea where to find it. Windows 7 shows me- no results!!! How To Search An External Hard Drive Mac
program or folder? Tweet Like Google+ Comments  Scoffer says: 7 years ago You're joking? Mam'selle says: 7 years ago Add me to the "you're joking" bandwagon - what took a simple right click and search (and search remained open) has been replaced with another unfriendly http://intracom2008.com/windows-7/windows-7-failure-configuring-windows-updates-reverting-changes-loop.html Windows 7 is by far the worst operating system ever conceived by Microsoft, at least from the usability point of view.
While I was try Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Windows 7 Indexing Is Not Running By the way, Fileseek is open source and free. When I just type in the first couple of letters, for some reason, the only things I see are files on my C: Disk.
can be used in the place of any single character and the * can take the place of many characters. This, coupled with Win7 blocking me from modifying (even copying) a great number of files (after following Microsoft Help Desk's instructions to elevate my permissions as an administrator) are sending me I like having it right there in the corner instead of having to right click and select search from the context menu. How To Search An External Drive On A Mac Skip to main content.
I now have the search I want. But in Windows 7? No referral/affiliate-links. http://intracom2008.com/windows-7/how-to-remove-windows-genuine-notification-in-windows-7-ultimate.html Yet when I try to search for something which I know is on the D: drive, it only shows results from the C: disk. (coincidentally, the C: disk is where I
I played around with it, and it seems to be yet another Microsoft resource sucker that has performance issues, not much better than the first DT search they rolled out. The writer of the article does seem to live in an alternate reality. Half-written code and poorly executed ideas throughout. Back to top Back to Windows 7 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows Support →
permalinkembedsaveparent[–]connorjohn322 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago*(0 children)I'm trying your tip now. But the windows key + F (F3) search window isn't very intuitive. I can't tell you how many 'features' were broken or needing fixes straight out of the box. Sorry, but it is.
However I got quite used to it in Windows 7, where I could open many frequent files by typing 2-3 letters and hitting Enter. Before I get into the details of turning off indexing, let's try to go through the reasons why you would want to disable indexing in the first place and when you Tweet Like Google+ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. bob says: 6 years ago BS!