Search Guides:

Restart the Windows Search Service

Learn how to restart the Windows 7 search engine.

Prevent Windows Search from Indexing a File Type

Learn how to stop Windows 7’s search engine from indexing a certain file type.

Add a New Extension to Be Indexed

Learn how to add a new file type to be indexed by Windows 7’s search engine.

Set Windows Search to Index a File Type’s Properties and Contents

Learn how to set Windows 7’s search engine to index a file types properties and contents.

Set Windows Search to Index a File Type’s Properties Only

Learn how to set Windows 7’s search engine to index a file types properties only.

Choose Which File Types to Index

Learn how choose which file types Windows 7’s search engine will or will not index.

Change the Search Index’s Location

Learn how to change Windows 7’s search engine index location.

Rebuild the Search Index

Learn how to manually rebuild Windows 7’s search index.

Set Up Indexing to Not Treat Similar Words with Diacritics as Different Words

Learn how to make Windows 7’s search engine not treat similar words with diacritics as different words.

Set Up Indexing to Treat Similar Words with Diacritics as Different Words

Learn how to make Windows 7’s search engine treat similar words with diacritics as different words.

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