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Windows 8 Search within Libraries

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Search within Libraries


    Hi all

    I'm currently running my Win8 system from a 125GB SSD with all my music, movies etc. on a 1TB partitioned SATA drive. My libraries are all set up to point to the different partitions and they are also included in my indexing options.

    I'm having a problem with searching within my libraries at the moment. My Music is not returning any results when I search directly within the library, yet when I search my C: drive the files are displayed (with their paths showing their correct paths e.g. M:\My Music\Beastie Boys.....)

    This is currently an annoyance more than anything at the moment but I would like to try to fix it to use the best of the windows search functionality!

    Any ideas welcome!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    Maybe the index was corrupted? I would suggest you to try to rebuild the index.

    In indexing options, click advanced and you'll see the option to rebuild index. Mind you, it may take hours to finish!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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