Windows 10: How to index files in windows 10

Discus and support How to index files in windows 10 in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Files are not being displayed when I search for them by name. I have three hard drives. C; for system. E: for photos and data, and G: for more files.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by MarlinGher1, Mar 26, 2020 at 8:42 AM.

  1. How to index files in windows 10


    Files are not being displayed when I search for them by name. I have three hard drives. C; for system. E: for photos and data, and G: for more files. photos and data. The files are not displayed when searching by name in the search window. If a file is displayed as a searched for item, the open file location does not seem to work. What am I doing wrong?


    M. Gher

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  2. Pavan_N Win User

    indexing Publisher files

    Hi,

    What do you mean when you say 'how can I change Publisher to the other filter ?'

    Run the Search and Indexing Troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with search and indexing of files and folders. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check the status of the issue. Refer these steps:


    • Press Windows key + X, select
      Control panel.


    • Change the view by option on the top right to
      Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the
      view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Search and Indexing troubleshooter.

    • Restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

    Thank you.
     
  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
  4. How to index files in windows 10

    Indexing local files and files stored on OneDrive for Business

    Hi Tim,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    Windows 10 has a search indexing service that creates as index of all files in your Windows 10 that greatly improves look up speed. We would suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below to add folders to Indexing Options.



    1. Open Indexing Options by searching for it in search bar.
    2. Click on Modify and choose the folders in the
      Change selected locations.
    3. Then click on OK and Windows will immediately start indexing the new folder.


    If you still feel that the searching in Windows needs improvement, kindly provide you suggestions and feedback in
    Send feedback to Microsoft with the Feedback Hub app.





    Hope it helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed by clicking Yes or NO.





    Manjunath H

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
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