Weird search rescults in Win8

I wanted to find my "Master Budget" XL file and pin it to the Win8 Start menu. However, when I searched for the file "Master Budget", from the win8 start menu win8 found and listed "Master Budget 2"; twice.  

Why would it show the same file twice?

Why did it not find "Master Budget" in the Condo Office folder and find "Master Budget 2" in a deep sub-folder of the Condo Office folder; and list it twice?

When I changed the search option from "Everywhere" to "File"  all the "Master Budget" files in the folder containing "Master Budget2" were added to the 2 files found using the "everywhere" option. But "Master Budget", in the Condo Office folder was still not found.

This doesn't make any sense to me; am I doing something wrong?

As for pining a file to the win8 Start menu. I can create a shortcut and add it to the desktop, but what I really want is a "Master Budget" "tile" on the windows start menu.  Is that not an option?
budget-2.jpg
mikecox_Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

McKnifeCommented:
Hi.

Search finds files and shortcuts to files. So the second is maybe a shortcut.
If it doesn't find the real one, open search in explorer and retry, experiment a little, search from the condo folder and from the one above it. Maybe reindexing that folder is needed.
Pinning a document is not possible.
0
mikecox_Author Commented:
I did a search in Explorer and you were right about the second copy.  It also found the file I was looking for on the first try.  

What I don't understand is why the win8 search didn't find it, which makes me wonder if  the win8 search option is flawed and unreliable.
0
McKnifeCommented:
The search has the option to run in an expanded screen if you click on the magnifier right of the search box, see if that makes a difference.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
mikecox_Author Commented:
Yes! That listed them all!
0
mikecox_Author Commented:
The magnifier produces better results! Thanks
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 8

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.