Windows 10: Search won't find .mp4 file even though it is there

  1.    22 Feb 2016 #1

    Search won't find .mp4 file even though it is there


    When I search for *.mp4 in Public Folders > Video, the results don't show the file. The problem is the file is in there. When I search *.* in Public Folders it is not shown either.

    When I search the entire C: drive, though, it shows up in the Public Folders > Video directory.

    This really has me confused.
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  2.    22 Feb 2016 #2

    goto control panel , then indexing options then select modify and make sure your public folder is selected to be indexed , if its not select it . . . obv once its been indexed search will find it
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  3.    22 Feb 2016 #3

    Archie123 said: View Post
    goto control panel , then indexing options then select modify and make sure your public folder is selected to be indexed , if its not select it . . . obv once its been indexed search will find it
    From what I've learned and read, indexing only makes searches faster. It doesn't preclude something from being found.

    Also, since it the file showed up in the search of the entire C: drive which is not indexed, something else it going here.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    22 Feb 2016 #4

    I've also had problems with wildcard searches in Windows 10.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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