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Broken instant search

Jeff Barkow -

Outlook provides an instant search feature, which allows you to quickly look through your mail, however, this feature can sometimes 'break'.

To alleviate this problem you can rebuild the indexing database to bring back functionality.

 

To rebuild the index:

1) Open Indexing Options by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type 'indexing options', and then click Indexing Options.

2) Click Advanced. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

3) In the Advanced Options dialog box, click the Index Settings tab, and then click Rebuild. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

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