1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 46
    Windows10 Home

    why when i sort search results does it run again?


    If i do a search and I see all the files and I want to sort them by name, I have to do that. Upon doing that, it performs the search again. It seems like it should just use the results and resort them.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2
    Join Date : Nov 2017
    Wisconsin, USA
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10 Professional 64bit

    You are searching through Windows Explorer?

    Adjusting your searching criteria would mean Windows needs to reindex what it is presenting to you, therefore, researching the information.
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,055
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Assuming you're using file explorer, do you mean you are e.g. using Details view and organising the results by clicking the column headings- or something else?
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Austin, Texas
    Posts : 1,485
    17025 Pro

    Adding the Folder in Windows Search Index may provide some relief...
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  5.    1 Week Ago #5
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,055
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Agreed- in my example the folders are indexed, and clicking on the column headers to sort the results gives an 'instant' result.
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