search wont find files in locations i set to index

Posted: 12-09-2008, 10:55 PM


For example, i hate going into windows/system32/drivers/etc/ to
edit my hosts file.

I went into indexing options, and i added both C: and D: to be indexed.
I noticed that C: excluded folders windows and program files, and I
removed those from the exclusion. But still whenever I try to search
from windows explorer in C: or from the Start Menu, it never finds
Hosts. I haven't tried rebuilding the index yet.

Anyone have any advice on how to fix this?


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roffler

search wont find files in locations i set to index


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Richie Hardwick
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Re: search wont find files in locations i set to index
Posted: 12-09-2008, 11:31 PM
roffler <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote:
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>For example, i hate going into windows/system32/drivers/etc/ to
>edit my hosts file.
Why do you even think you have to? I don't even HAVE such a file
(renamed it to hosts.old) and let it sit there.

That aside, you can create a desktop shortcut to it, then right-click
it and choose to open with notepad as the default, and next click it
will automatically open it with notepad (or your editor of choice)
>I went into indexing options, and i added both C: and D: to be indexed.
>I noticed that C: excluded folders windows and program files, and I
>removed those from the exclusion. But still whenever I try to search
>from windows explorer in C: or from the Start Menu, it never finds
>Hosts. I haven't tried rebuilding the index yet.
>
>Anyone have any advice on how to fix this?
Richie Hardwick
 
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