Can no longer search "Documents" folder

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bkoopers
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Can no longer search "Documents" folder

Post by bkoopers » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:23 am

After upgrading from Windows version 1903 to version 2004 today, Everything no longer searches anything in my “Documents” folder on the “C” drive (full path is “C:\Users\Barry\Documents”). It does search and find everything else on the “C” outside of that folder and it searches all my other drive letters.

What do I need to do to get Everything to search that folder again?

Thanks to anybody who can help me out.

void
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Re: Can no longer search "Documents" folder

Post by void » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:36 am

Please make sure no search options are checked under the Search menu (eg: uncheck match case, uncheck match whole words, uncheck regex)

Please make sure the Everything filter is active under the Search menu.

Please make sure these files are not excluded from Tools -> Options -> Exclude.

Please make sure Everything is installed correctly:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the General tab on the left.
  • Check Store settings and data in %APPDATA%\Everything
  • Uncheck Run as administrator.
  • Check Everything Service. (Please make sure this is tick-checked and not square-checked)
  • Click OK.
  • Exit Everything (right click the Everything tray icon and click Exit).
  • Restart Everything.

Please try forcing a rebuild:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Indexes tab on the left.
  • Click Force Rebuild.
  • Click OK.

bkoopers
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Re: Can no longer search "Documents" folder

Post by bkoopers » Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:44 am

The "Rebuild" fixed the problem. Thanks.

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