Windows 10: windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files

  1.    02 Aug 2016 #1

    windows 10 start meniu search cant find particular folders or files


    i read alot about this, yes i did index everything. idk wat else to try, please help. iv been using windows 8 for a few years, search also sucked, so i eventually started using explorer to search for my files. not practical at all, i was hoping win 10 fixed this bs. any advice would be very helpfu.
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  2.    02 Aug 2016 #2

    Welcome


    Welcome to the forum

    I suggest you try 3rd party search software like Everything Search Engine by VoidTools which is totally free (donations accepted) Fast and efficient, I have been using it for years and have never had a problem
    Everything Search has a portable version so you can test it without installing it. I always use the portable version

    When you first launch Everything it will create the database (Index) which should only take a few seconds, this database will be updated whenever you launch Everything
    There are other options like Run in background and Start with Windows but Everything is very fast to load and update the database so unless you are constantly searching there is no real need for these to be enabled.
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