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Windows 8.1 File Search Slow RRS feed

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  • We have Win8.1 rolled out within the company. However when users are searching for a file on a Network NAS it is extremely slow and after 10-15 minutes there would be a result and sometimes it would show no results at all. We don't have Indexing enabled.

    Has anyone else experienced this and do they have a potential work around or idea as to why this could be an issue\happening. Windows XP had no issues, the searches would come back with a result.

     
    Friday, March 11, 2016 1:37 AM

Answers

  • Hi SHStefan,

     

    Based on your description, I want to confirm that have you made any changes before the problem occurred? Please make sure your network adapter works properly.

     

    First of all, let’s try to perform a clean boot and check the result.

    How to perform a clean boot in Windows: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/929135

     

    The build-in troubleshooting may be a good idea, please try it.

    Navigate to Control Panel>Troubleshooting>System and Security>Search and Indexing

     

    Best Regards,

    Tao


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    Monday, March 14, 2016 12:54 PM