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Windows 8.1 search in mapped drives not working..

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    Windows 8.1 search in mapped drives not working..


    I'm ready to pull my hair out. Seriously. Something so simple..

    Alright I have a user. I recently moved her documents folder to their domain server for backup purposes. I moved the folder to a directory I made for her on the data drive with permissions for R/W just for her. I shared the drive and mapped it to her PC. I right clicked on the mapped drive and clicked always available offline. Took like 5 minutes for the process to complete (she's got a lot of stuff..) I also added the mapped drive to the documents library. I also moved the documents location to the mapped drive. Simple right?

    Windows search turns up absolutely nothing I search for. I went into the server (SBS2003) and installed the indexing service too. Added the entire data drive to it. Still nothing. I'm stumped and this lady is getting extremely irritated.

    Does anyone know something I might be missing here?

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Windows 8.1 search in mapped drives not working..
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