Windows Search in newer versions of Microsoft Windows works pretty well, but sometimes it is may not be picking up files that you think it should, or perhaps you want to tell it not to search for some files or types of files.
This video shows you how to control the Indexing Options for Windows Search in Windows 7.
By the way, if you are finding that searching for the contents of PDFs is not working, you may have the dreaded 64-bit Windows 7 PDF Search problem.
View the video below, or click here to watch it on YouTube. If you are able to, I recommend that you watch it with HD turned on.
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This video on controlling Windows Search’s Indexing Options is part of a series of quick videos on paperless tips and topics. View more in the series here.