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Windows 8.1 Can't Search Files Fix

  1. #1

    Windows 8.1 Can't Search Files Fix

    I saw a thread, where people have had trouble trying to find files.

    A few steps

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    1 go to your control panel

    2 Click Indexing Settings/Options

    3 Click Modify

    4 Tick C drive

    Then press OK.

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  2. #2

    Not very good advice really. Warning within the tutorial:

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  3. #3

    Well it's working for me.

    You have any better ideas?
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  4. #4

    Yes. Find out what's really wrong and fix that.

    See you in about a week or two when your C: drive bogs down to a snail's pace.

    You asked.
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  5. #5

    See you in about a week or two when your C: drive bogs down to a snail's pace.

    It's fast actually, and I'm running Windows 8.2 not 7/Vista/xp
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