why am I getting "Instant search encountered a problem ..." When using Outlook 2007 search

When I use the search feature (looking for a contact) I get the message instant search encountered a problem...change query.........
rfffwhAsked:
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apache09Commented:
Have you installed Office 2007 SP1?
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9EC51594-992C-4165-A997-25DA01F388F5&displaylang=en

Is this an exchange email account?
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rfffwhAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help.  SP1 is installed -----yes this is an exchange account.  
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apache09Commented:
See the following Known Search Issues in Outlook 2007

May need to re-index or reinstall Windows Desktop Search 4.0
http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/ol2007/known_issues.htm

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rfffwhAuthor Commented:
What I found was exchange needed to complete indexing-----which I finally did----start indexing and let it finish.  For some reason it was in a constant state of indexing.  
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