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Windows 8 does not find my files

  1. #1


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 does not find my files


    Looking for a file called 2014financialsummary.pdf brought me to the search. I searched for summary. It did not show up in the results.
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    Posts : 255
    Windows 10 Pro


    You really cant be so vague with the details. It will not help us help you. We need all the info we can get from you. Is this the first time you have seen this happen? Is it with just this file or has it happened with other files as well? Please, we need to know more. Some people will ignore a post if it doesnt have any info for them to go off of.
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    Install Everything Search. It will find the file you are looking for Evey time. No use for looking inside files but for find then by name or a piece oif the name, it's excellent.
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    Posts : 23
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by ArazelEternal View Post
    You really cant be so vague with the details. It will not help us help you. We need all the info we can get from you. Is this the first time you have seen this happen? Is it with just this file or has it happened with other files as well? Please, we need to know more. Some people will ignore a post if it doesnt have any info for them to go off of.
    I wasn't tyring to be vague. I had a file on my computer called 2014-financialsummary.pdf. I could not find it. I did a search for it but it did not find it. My screenshots show that the file is actually on my computer. The screenshot shows that this file did not show up in the results.

    HEre is a youtube video of the same issue

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z5K0iP17v8
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