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Outlook 2007 Search function does not work - Windows XP OS

Posted on 2010-11-15
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Hi guys,

I have a strange issue.

I have a user who does not seem to be able to search emails in his Outlook.

I have changed
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSearch\SetupCompletedSuccessfully
And changed it to 0 to reindex.

Although it is reindexing when the pc is rebooted. Once the reindexing completed no actual results come back.

I have also run the office diagnostics tool.

Has anyone got any other tricks I can try.

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I ran across something like that last week.  I had to recreate the users outlook mail profile to get the search to work again
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by:georgemihailovski
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yeh i tried this.

on most occasions rebuilding their profile has worked with no issues.

unfortunately did not work this time.
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by:georgemihailovski
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Well - I tried rebuilding the profile again. And it worked like a charm. Thanks for reminding me mate!
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