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I wrote a script to do this a long time ago. It is essentially glue code around a few utilities that do the heavy lifting. The difference between my script and the other tools at the time is that mine was the only one that did all of the following: had a similar compression ratio to the original DjVu file (1.5-2x the size instead of 10-20x the size) ...


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I tried all of these options with no change, then I remembered that or company defaults to having UAC turned off. I re-enabled UAC, rebooted and the search worked perfectly. Hopefully this helps some folks.


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Run into the same problem after update from the Windows 8.1 Pro. Since there is no official method to reset Indexing Options to the defaults, I have ended up with the removing corresponding registry branch. After the whole procedure, Windows restored it and the indexing started to work properly. STEPS TO PERFORM: Stop Windows Search service: Win + R, ...


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Some SSD optimization tools disable the Windows Indexing Service altogether, and that is likely to increase the SSD's life span. But I also experienced that the Windows search function becomes unusable after that. open the Control Panel type "indexing options" in the search box in the upper right select 'Indexing Options' if the 'Users' folder is not ...


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The Cause For me, the problem was that I had optimized my search index by removing everything in the Included Locations from my Indexing Options except Start Menu. I did this because I use a different desktop search which I find far superior to WDS ('Everything' from http://www.voidtools.com/). So I wanted to avoid the redundant indexing and keep Start ...


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In order to do this on Firefox, it requires some setting up first. First go to the site you want and right click on the search bar. I'll use YouTube as an example. In the official Firefox guide linked above they used IMDB. Select Add a Keyword for this Search... Then you will get a window asking you to add this as a bookmark. Choose a name and somewhere ...


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When searching the view there are various options. One of them controlls how to display the results. It is called Show results. I guess in your case it is set to Within all documents. In that case the results are selected in the view, but all documents are still shown. Change it to By relevance or any other matching option to get the desired results. All of ...


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To avoid this problem, I configured Firefox to always show the http:// protocol in URL bar. In about:config, set browser.urlbar.trimURLs to false (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/881261).


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Check how many items are in your search index: Right-click start button -> Control Panel -> Indexing Options -> Modify I found that having a large number (in the hundreds of thousands to millions) of items caused search to run slowly and sometimes fail. See if my more detailed answer here helps you out: http://superuser.com/a/961511/171407


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As suggested by Enis P. Aginić, Check for outdated add-ons in google chrome. If you tunnel you web traffic through a web-proxy disable it temporarily. If you use VPN, disable that too. I had the same problem, solved it by disabling "Zenmate" in chrome( Add-on for web proxies). Web proxies usually talk with servers in the background, that might be the ...


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I think I've found the solution to this issue: Run Lpksetup /u and uninstall any possible duplicate language you find there, restart Windows and wait a few minutes. Edit: this worked for another user http://superuser.com/a/961510/485791 Pin any of the Settings pages to Start. From Indexing Options, Advanced Options, click Rebuild to begin reindexing. ...


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Assuming there are no other devices on the network (smartphones, game consoles, anything) your PC is most likely the source of the problem. According to Google you have "illegal search" traffic. My guess is you have some sort of outdated/broken app or add-on causing this by sending malformed search requests. It's not necessarily malware, just some crappy ...


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If you use the TCMD command-line, it's super easy: global if exist "Bad File.txt" del "Bad File.txt" This is WAY faster than del /s. I'd estimate 100X for a harddrive with a few thousand folders. You might want to use "global /q" if the screen drawing of each directory name slows things down. I know it does for me, because my card is driving 3 1080p ...


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Check if you have disabled indexing on your C: drive. Also, in my case search didn't look into control panel until I simply pinned it to the start menu. That is search for Control Panel, right click it, select "Pin to Start".


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I was facing this issue today on Windows 8 and have noticed it on previously on Windows 7 as well. I finally found a way to do this right and I hope this answer helps the original posters and others who come here via google searches. Typically for normal as well as advanced power searches I used Nirsoft SearchMyFiles and stopped using Windows Search. ...


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I was facing this issue today on Windows 8 and have noticed it on previously on Windows 7 as well. I finally found a way to do this right and I hope this answer helps the original posters and others who come here via google searches. Typically for normal as well as advanced power searches I used Nirsoft SearchMyFiles and stopped using Windows Search. ...


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By folders I assume you mean OUs. If so you can easily use PowerShell for this. Get-ADComputer -Filter * -SearchBase "OU=Workstations,OU=SITE,OU=US,DC=americas,DC=ad,DC=DOMAIN,DC=com" | Select -Object Name If you didn't want to recurse through add -SearchScope Base.


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I don't have a copy of OL2010 to hand, but I don't think my OL2013 should be too different. You can use the received operator which is documented on that page. But instead of using received:=01/01/2015, you can change the equals to a 'greater than' operator: > received:>12/05/2015 Will find all messages which were received after 12th May 2015 ...


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Apart from all the usual suggestions, which it sounds like you've tried, try the suggestion from this answer: Reinstall Cortana using the following procedure: Open an elevated CMD window (press win + X, and then press A) Type 'start powershell' (without quotes) and press enter Run the command below PowerShell command: Get-AppXPackage -Name ...


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As a workaround, search in lowercase. You may have discovered a Windows Search bug. Explorer appears to interpret the OR within the search term as the OR operator (even though it doesn't have spaces around it). The same behavior also happens with NOT and AND in the search term. Advanced tips for searching in Windows Adding operators One way ...


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Try using WinKey + Q, this will show the programs and settings too. Search in Windows 8 is now replaced with search with cortana. You can type in the search box and the results will be populated.


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Open Folder Options > Click Search Tab > In "What to search" section chose "Always search file names and contents".


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Found a solution here: Cortana not finding Desktop apps when searching for them Here is the relevant part: I reinstalled [Cortana] using the following procedure: Open an elevated CMD window (press win + X, and then press A) Type 'start powershell' (without quotes) and press enter Run the command: Get-AppXPackage -Name Microsoft.Windows.Cortana | ...


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I think GNOME Activity Journal is able to track extended attributes. I couln't find anything about Tracker, so I made a file and added an attribute to test it: $ echo "Lorem ipsum sit amet consectetur" > ./x.txt $ setfattr -n user.testing -v "this is a test" x.txt Then run tracker-search "this is a test" and you get 0 results. If you run ...


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How I solved my problem: The service Windows Search was disabled somehow, I believe I have disabled it using msconfig without knowing about the consequences. However, try to run services.msc and make sure Windows Search is enabled and started. You should see the result immediately. Good luck!


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You can re-index a single directory: Folder properties --> Advanced --> untick index --> apply changes Go back to Advanced --> tick the index files option again This will now re-index that particular directory. Hope this helps.


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I had the same issue. My solution for this was to go to Indexing Options, chose Advanced, then choose to Rebuild the index. That fixed it right away.


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For those who make their way here, but for whom the accepted answer doesn't work, I got this type of application searching to work with the following steps: Go to Indexing Options in the Control Panel (you can just search for 'index'). Click the Modify button to get the Indexed Locations window. Expand your OS disk and check the checkboxes for Program ...


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Follow these steps: Open the Task Manager (e.g., Ctrl+Alt+Del, cursor down to "Start Task Manager", and press space or Enter) Go to the Details tab Click on the Name column to sort it by name Look for the SearchUI process Right Click on it and Finish it After a few seconds the process is respawned by Windows 10 and search should be working again. If you ...


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@Kiraa s answer did not work for me. I was finally able to recover from this problem by copying contents of the Windows.old start menu to the new one, because the links were not copied from AllUsers but only from folder. I lay down the steps in the answer of a possible duplicate question here.


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I found a way to work this out by following a suggestion on this link. Just copy the contents of the old start menu from C:\Windows.old\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs to C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs as apparently only the to programs were copied during the ...


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Ok, I think I got what you're trying to do and I think VLOOKUP could not be the way to go for this, using MATCH instead. Let's begin... 1ST APPROACH "all-values-in-a-single-cell": On sheet "tickets" C2 cell put formula =IFERROR(1+MATCH($A2,'tickets_info'!$A$2:$A$5000,0),0); D2 cell put formula =IF($C2>0,INDIRECT("'tickets_info'!O"&$C2),""); ...



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