1.    02 Oct 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2017
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    10 AND 8

    search not working from computer


    The search is no longer working from computer (aka my computer in older versions of windows). It works from everywhere else like the C drive, desktop, and my documents. I have already rebuilt my index. What do I need to do to fix this?

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  2.    02 Oct 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,117
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi COKEDUDE. Welcome to the TenForums @COKEDUDE

    Can I ask what version and build you are running?

    Windows key + R, type winver, enter.

    Are you running any kind of software to modify Windows, something like Classic Shell.

    Normally, at least for me, the Computer tag has been replaced with the label "This PC" and I usually see Quick Access and not the label "Favorites". Seem to be throwbacks to Win 7. These may have been a mod you made in Registry??


    Ken
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  3.    04 Oct 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2017
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    10 AND 8
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Caledon Ken View Post
    Hi COKEDUDE. Welcome to the TenForums @COKEDUDE

    Can I ask what version and build you are running?

    Windows key + R, type winver, enter.

    Are you running any kind of software to modify Windows, something like Classic Shell.

    Normally, at least for me, the Computer tag has been replaced with the label "This PC" and I usually see Quick Access and not the label "Favorites". Seem to be throwbacks to Win 7. These may have been a mod you made in Registry??


    Ken
    Windows 8

    Not that I know of. Any other programs that you can think of that would do this?

    I took the brutal approach and did a windows refresh. Hadn't done that in awhile and it felt great.
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  4.    05 Oct 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,117
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Did that fix it?

    You say you are running Windows 8 not 10 ???
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  5.    05 Oct 2017 #5
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
    Posts : 1,328
    Windows 10 Pro,

    You need to clean up your hard drive. It is dangerously full and needs to be cleaned before you lose all of your data.
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  6.    05 Oct 2017 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    México
    Posts : 218
    Windows 10 x64 Home 1703

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocky View Post
    You need to clean up your hard drive. It is dangerously full and needs to be cleaned before you lose all of your data.
    What he said...

    Jesus, your drive is more full than me after having a "Taquiza"... Try to clean it up, with Disk Cleanup utility or the tools in Storage Section from Settings app. After that, ensure the Windows Indexing Service is running in Task Manager, feels to me like if the service is not running, hence, you can't search anything in libraries, except for normal folders.
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