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Win8 Search Won't Search Control Panel Items

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    There was clearly something wrong with my installation. I did a full wipe of the drive then installed Win 8 from media and 8.1 from the store. No more issues with the search, it finds everything now.

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  2. #12

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,884
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Did you originally update to 8.1 from 8? That may be where all of these problems erupt from.
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  3. #13

    This happened to me after I upgraded to SSD, and was advised to turn off indexing.

    I re-enabled it a its back...

    Windows 8.1 search not finding Control Panel settings - Super User
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