troubleshooting Question

Can't search in Outlook 2007

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ArtG2521Flag for United States of America asked on
Email ClientsOutlookWindows OSWindows 7
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I recently had to re-format my HDD and I backed up Outlook completely.  I have done this before so I have never had a problem....Until this time.  When I search hundreds of emails for things, Outlook can't find anything!  It says it is still indexing, however it has said this for days.  I went to Control Panel and to indexing options and had it rebuild all indexes.  It took a while but it completed the re-indexing.  However, it did not solve the problem in Outlook.  I still cannot search for anything, even simple stuff.  It still says it is indexing.  For instance, If I search for johndoe@yahoo.com and I know there are many of these emails, Outlook says there is none! Even though I am looking right at them!  I hope you experts have answers for me because this is really causing me headaches!!  Thanks.
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