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  1. A123 Win User

    How to fix Windows 10 Search Index that does not appear to relocate?


    How do I fix the Windows 10 Search Index that does not appear to relocate? I had the index on a non-OS hard drive and used Indexing Options to point to a new folder on a SSD. When I boot the pc, the old folder on the hard drive is recreated. I checked the path in Indexing Options and in the registry (DataDirectory in Windows Search) and the path is correct for the SSD folder.

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  2. A123 Win User

    How to fix Windows 10 Search Index that does not appear to relocate?

    How do I fix the Windows 10 Search Index that does not appear to relocate? I had the index on a non-OS hard drive and used Indexing Options to point to a new folder on a SSD. When I boot the pc, the old folder on the hard drive is recreated. I checked
    the path in Indexing Options and in the registry (DataDirectory in Windows Search) and the path is correct for the SSD folder.
     
  3. NovatoN Win User
    Windows 10 not displaying search results for indexed shortcuts in a folder.

    Thanks Deepika,

    I had tried running this troubleshooter before, but I've just run it again with "Files don't appear in search results" and "My problem isn't listed above" ticked, and it comes up with "Issue not present" against all potential issues, and "Troubleshooting
    couldn't identify the problem", even after troubleshooting as an administrator.

    I'd be glad of any other suggestions please!
     
    NovatoN, Jan 10, 2020
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  4. Jan Del Win User

    How to fix Windows 10 Search Index that does not appear to relocate?

    Windows 10 indexing / search

    Hi Erik,

    System conflict is one of the possible reasons why the index built will not function properly. We suggest running the Search and Indexing troubleshooter by following these steps to resolve your issue:

    • Open Control Panel.
    • In the search box, type troubleshooting.
    • Click on Troubleshooting.
    • Click on View all.
    • Select Search and Indexing and select the proper scenario that you are experiencing on indexing and click
      Next for the troubleshooting to begin.
    Update us with the outcome so we can provide you further assistance.
     
    Jan Del, Jan 10, 2020
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