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Minor Searching issue on Windows 8.1

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    windows 8.1 Pro

    Minor Searching issue on Windows 8.1


    Hi guys,

    There are times when I can't find a word document because I don't know where I've saved it and forgotten what I named it, however in many cases I remember words that I've used in these documents and in the past have had success finding documents that way.

    It seems that my windows 8.1 can no longer locate documents if I searched for a word I definitely know I've used in the document I'm trying to find.

    This problem only started happening after installing a fresh hard drive and fresh copy of windows. My machine is up to date on updates.

    Can anybody give me a suggestion on how I might be able to solve the issue?

    Thanks.

    PS. you guys are all awesome

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  2. #2


    Occasionally I find it necessary to Rebuild the search index. That was also true with my old Vista system. That usually resolves such problems.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    windows 8.1 Pro


    thanks. will give it a try
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