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April 27, 2009 Rose I am unable to get this window indexing options to open at all, even in safe mode, any suggestions?? The check in the Organize-Folder and Search Options seems to have no effect. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inc. Don't have an account yet? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 How-To Geek Articles l http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-ics-not-working.html

I search my inbox and get NOTHING. Get downloadable ebooks for free! but this didn't work either. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Um… no! entering "UF" after the last failed search returns the PDF. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Performance & Maintenance Search Index "Windows explorer has stopped working" errorHello, I problem I have been geting in the past 2 days is that whenever I use the search index, like

Double click on the service and click Stop. I put a check mark besides it and it showed up in the "summary of selected locations." When I used the search from the start menu, I was able to find 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. So, I click on the check box that says "Include non-indexed, hidden, and system files (might be slow)".

It found no problems to repair? Which ones should I use? Still no joy. I even tried to open the files, thinking that maybe that would cause them to show up in search but that didn't work either.

I've tried to figure it for years. Richard Fugiel says: 9 years ago If I am using XP and I have Microsoft Windows Search Indexer issues, what would I delete (seems different than folder for Vista). Under the section named "Search files", select the option "Search entire > index" > 4. Vista file management Contacts Search Not Working - Windows MailI have a new Vista Premium 64-bit system.

I agree x Questions? It is incidentally, the first MVP Fix It ! I have tried every suggestion on this forum and MS help files but it doesn't help. I'm glad that your problem was fixed, though.

If not, I don't mind as this was just a random thought. check my blog Click OK, OK.) IT > > DIDN'T WORK. Nothing would happen at first. When I went to indexing options, modify, show all locations, I expanded my C drive and I saw this new folder.

My index is missing for instance a customer name or a city name.   I found out, that my outlook search will only find messages, that have my keyword in the 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 It's usually also associated with slow computer performance and crashing of the entire computer. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-vpn-not-working.html Thanks for your site!It was really helpful for me…although the message error was gone my computer still has a low performance.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 7:33 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Vista search does not work for me, either. It IS frustrating when things go awry, though, because there are no tools to help you figure out what's going on.   Hopefully in time that will change, or, maybe with the How can that be!?

claudio says: 7 years ago thanks a lot..

  1. excitement quickly fading..
  2. Popping "name: someFileName" into the upper Simple box when I type something in the Name box just blows my mind.
  3. Here is the solution: 1.

However, when you expand the drive, the "documents" folder is missing, along with other folders. Everything worked perfecty after that. Right-click the Taskbar and choose Properties 2. So, early on I tried adjusting the search locations and file types.

The search in vista behaves weird and does not display results correctly or not at all. So, I am baffled as to why the documents folder is not showing up in the utility so that I can add it as an indexed location. (Yes, the entire drive I then tried adding PST & OST (ticked the boxes under advanced indexing options) hoping this would resolve it but no luck even after a weekThis finally seemed to solve it.... http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-mic-not-working.html What the heck is going on with Search?

And the Simple search with two fields - what's with leaving that stuff up there when Advanced is open with duplicate fields? I need to find files that Vista thinks I ought to keep my dirty mitts off of, apparently. your first suggested solution didn't work as i see nothing on the indexing setting screen.