1.    19 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Search doesn't find files! At least in my Google Drive folder...

    Thanks for helping;

    I press Start
    I type
    Windows finds files containing 'hello'

    I press Start
    I type the filename of any files I know exist in my Google Drive folder (c:/users/Luke/Google Drive)
    nothing appears.

    It says "Windows is still indexing some files. This might not be everything just yet."

    Thing is, if I go to Indexing Options, it clearly says
    "Indexing complete."
    and there's no HDD activity (and it's had ages to rebuild the index)...

    ...oh and I rebuilt the index (~500,000 files).

    The best workaround I've found is switching off Indexing (which reveals files in Google Drive folder, but now searching the whole computer takes forever)

    Thanks for any ideas!
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  2.    19 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter


    Ah, and yes I checked Google Drive is included in the index!
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