outlook 2007 index option

why my outlook index option is blank.?
outlook 2007>tools>instantsearch>search options>
How can i do correctly configure it?

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well this here should help if you just staert the configuration:


but if we are in situation where it was working and now all index setting disappeared, it could be just a bit complicated :-)

as a start i would suggest :


PS. If you had questions about the artickles please ping me
apollo-13Author Commented:
is there a other way witout GRP ?
Sure there is :-),

please follow the link below


pay attention to: (you might be exactly in this situation)
"If the options underneath the Indexing and the Search sections are greyed out that means that Windows Instant Search and Windows Indexing services are disabled so you can continue to the below steps to turn on these services and then come back to this step to configure them."

last but not least: If you are running Win XP, you need to install windows Search :-)
Re configuring the outlook profile wont show the Mailbox ost or pst under indexing?
i read you question once again..are you looking what shouild be configured only under the instant search tab?!

than here you got some good info:
go to section: "Change the Instant Search options"


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