Windows 10: Windows Search indexing never completes


  1. Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
       31 Mar 2016 #1

    Windows Search indexing never completes


    The search results for "My stuff" always comes back with this message:

    "These results may be incomplete, search is still indexing your stuff."

    Apparently this is a common complaint, and I have tried the most frequently suggested fix: I went into Indexing Options, and deleted and rebuilt the search index. That took only a couple of hours, but I waited three days just to make sure everything was indexed. Unfortunately, the issue still persists. Are there any other solutions I can try?
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  2. Posts : 3,439
    EL Capitan
       31 Mar 2016 #2

    If it is interrupted while scanning, when the machine is supposed to be idle, or a directory is always updating that is in the index, it will never stop.

    You need to delete the folders in there, save, then reboot.
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  3. Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       31 Mar 2016 #3

    bro67 said: View Post
    You need to delete the folders in there, save, then reboot.
    What folders are those? I have deleted the index and rebuilt it through Indexing Options, but that did not resolve the issue.
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  4. Posts : 3,439
    EL Capitan
       31 Mar 2016 #4

    In the Index interface. Just rebuilding it, is not going to fix the problem.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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