Windows 10: Search not working in shared folders in word.

Discus and support Search not working in shared folders in word. in Microsoft Office and 365 to solve the problem; Hello fellow techs, When we open Word and want to open a file, we cant search for the file in the explorer pop-up. The issue is only on shared drives.... Discussion in 'Microsoft Office and 365' started by Yelx, Jan 25, 2019.

  1. Yelx Win User

    Search not working in shared folders in word.


    Hello fellow techs,

    When we open Word and want to open a file, we cant search for the file in the explorer pop-up.
    The issue is only on shared drives.

    There are no results showing and it only shows the result of the map ur currently in.

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  2. enso Win User

    Quick Access not searching Pictures folder


    Summary, that last suggestion didn't work.

    • I moved the pictures to another folder temporarily.


    • Since there were no troubleshooting steps for this scenario, just for the heck of it, I ran through the restore steps. Copied some pictures into the Pictures folder, ran a Quick Access search and initial problem remains: Searching all of QA doesn't find any files in Pictures folder, running search on just the Pictures folder does. I want to run a global search and find matching files in any/all of the Documents, Music, Videos, and Pictures folders.
    That article dates from 2015 and I'm guessing is out of date. I hope it didn't create potential future problems in my registry.

    Bottom line: I'm still looking for a fix.
     
  3. Sharing folder in local machine with everyone, but it still doesn't works correctly

    Hi Moozy,

    Thanks for replying to us with the status of your issue.

    We appreciate you for trying the troubleshooting steps.

    As the issue still persists, I suggest you to Shared Folders troubleshooter and check if it helps.

    Follow the below steps:


    • Type troubleshooting in the search area on the taskbar and select
      Troubleshooting.

    • Select Troubleshooting.

    • Select View all on the top left corner.

    • Click Shared Folders.

    • Follow the on-screen instructions to run the troubleshooter.

    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Santosh_Rai, Jan 25, 2019
    #3
  4. Ferdz Amp Win User

    Search not working in shared folders in word.

    Sharing folders over network - access denied

    Hello,

    To troubleshoot your concern with sharing files over the network using your Windows 10 device, we suggest that you run the Shared folders troubleshooter and check if it helps. Kindly refer to the steps below:

    • Type in Troubleshooting in the search box and press
      Enter.
    • Click View all.
    • Click Shared Folders.
    • Click Next and follow on-screen instructions.

    Hope it helps.
     
    Ferdz Amp, Jan 25, 2019
    #4
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