Outlook 2010 under Windows 7 exhibits Issue #5 Microsoft lists here. The symptom is:
When searching in Outlook, you get this error: “Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed.”, or "Search results may be incomplete because items are still being indexed".
The suggested workaround is:
Open Registry Editor. Go to: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search PreventIndexingOutlook Set DWORD: 1
But there's no
Windows Search key under
Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows on my machine. (The key does exist in several other places in the registry, e.g.,
Should I create a
Windows Search key so that I can create a
PreventIndexingOutlook underneath it?