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outlook isnt indexing emails properly for searching

i have a windows xp machine with outlook 2007 connected to an exchange 2007 server.

the search function (when you want to search for an email) is not working properly. I do not think my account has been indexed properly. Is there any options in outlook for this?

for e.g. when i search for a subject field in inbox of an email i received today, it does not come up but instead shows emails with the same subject line received last year....
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alreadyinuseCommented:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/instant-search-is-not-finding-items-HA010198085.aspx

check this out, also if you Exchange email offers Outlook Web access see if the search works correctly using it. If it works correctly using OWA then it is probably local to the outlook search. If Outlook Web Access also fails it is probably exchange indexing and your mailbox.
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shahzammCommented:
for windows XP the desktop serach 4.0 or above must be installed. if already installed.. try rebuilding the index & make sure your acocunt is member of powerusers/users or admin
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MegaNuk3Commented:
If you are using Outlook in cached mode then indexing and searching are done locally against the OST, if you are using outlook in non cached mode then you are searching against the server side indexes.

If OWA searches fail too, then you need to reset the indexes on the server with EMS:
Resetsearchindex -force -all

Then when you see eventID 110 then you should be able to search successfully
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MegaNuk3Commented:
Thanks for the points, I take it that the client side index was corrupt and needed to be rebuilt?
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