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    Restore Search Index


    I thought I was doing a good thing when I decided to disable indexing service of C drive. I read on internetz that it should increase performance of windows so...

    I use the search function a lot now when there is no start menu like previous windows and its all good with me. I get around with keyboard shortcuts and don't really miss the old start menu. But after I disabled indexing for C drive.. I can't get any search results. To clearify.. I unchecked "Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed in addition to file properties" and applied it to all files and subfolders....

    When I search for "Administrative tools" I get nothing... or any useful applications that it was there before.

    So my question is... is there a way for me to rebuild the old indexing tree without having to redo every single file and folder in C?

    Thanks for your time!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Can't you just check it again and Apply it?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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