1.    14 Nov 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 50
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    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.    14 Nov 2017 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2017
    Wisconsin, USA
    Posts : 189
    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.    15 Nov 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,390
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    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.    15 Nov 2017 #4
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    Austin, Texas
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    Adding the Folder in Windows Search Index may provide some relief...
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  5.    15 Nov 2017 #5
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    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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