-2
votes
3answers
171 views

How-to: Add remove locations to the Windows [Vista/7] Search Index from the command line?

Despite there being the popular GUI way of doing this from the Control Panel (Indexing Options) applet, which can also be reached through Windows Explorer > Options, I would like to add/remove ...
0
votes
2answers
528 views

Is there a tool on Windows that offers what Spotlight offers on OS X? [duplicate]

Is there a tool on Windows 7 that offers what Spotlight offers on OS X? I mean a deep-fast search on everything that stands on local disks. I also mean : search on the content of those files. So the ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Windows 7 search does not return results from indexed folders

I am experiencing this issue over and over again and I just cannot seem to find the answer. It doesn't make sense, but search simply does not return results from folders that certainly have these ...
4
votes
1answer
716 views

Windows 7 not searching in non-indexed folders

I am simply not able to use the Windows 7 search box to find files in the current directory. The following are my settings: I have currently configured Windows Indexing only to search in my "Start ...
6
votes
3answers
616 views

Escape from Windows 7 “Search Results” path

When I do a search for files on my system with Windows 7 built-in search, it opens a window with search results. If ones of the results is a folder and I open it, I go to a location like ...
1
vote
2answers
768 views

How to back up Windows 7's “Indexing Options” settings?

I'd like to back up (and be able to restore upon Windows 7 reinstall) all my heavily-customised Indexing Options settings. e.g. I have VERY customised list of file types that I have ticked in the ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

my windows 7 'search program and files ' not functioning

For last few weeks the search bar at the very bottom of windows main navigation is not working. Can anybody give the possible ways to fix this.
9
votes
5answers
18k views

Can I force full speed to the indexing service of Windows?

On windows 7 there's 'pause' and there's 'indexing speed is reduced due to user activity' but what if one wants full speed during desktop activity?
0
votes
3answers
491 views

Recommend desktop search software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What's the fastest desktop search tools you've used on Windows? What's a good alternative to Windows' “Search for Files and Folders”? ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Windows Desktop Search 4 or Windows 7 Search add in for Lotus Notes

Does anyone know if a Windows Desktop Search Add-in (also called IFilter) exists for Lotus Notes that will work with Windows Desktop Search 4.0 (installs on older OS's and is included in Windows 7)? ...
2
votes
1answer
328 views

Can't see any entries on “File Types” tab on Windows 7's Desktop Search

For some reason, Windows Desktop Search (included with Windows 7.0) now no longer shows any file types on the "Advanced Options" dialog box. Any ideas on how to fix this? WDS claims to be ...
0
votes
2answers
481 views

Is there a free way to make Windows 7 Search return results like the X1 search client?

X1 has a pretty nice desktop search product. Windows 7 comes with a built-in search indexer. Is there a free/open source way to make the Windows 7 search return search results like the X1 client? ...
4
votes
5answers
12k views

Index a low-cost NAS on Windows 7

Has anyone found a way to index the files stored on a Networked Attached Storage on Windows 7 so that the files can be available in Windows Search and Libraries? I am referring to the cheap and ...