#74 Search Box doesn' search all subfolders


...if the subfolders are links to other folders.
Let me explain:
I make a new folder in "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\" called Company
In this folder I create links to 3 other folders (these all Startmenue templates for other users, but these all real folders on the network)
If I do a search via the searchbox, the subitems in these 3 folders won't be found.
Is this a bug or a feature? ;-)

Thanks in advance.


  • Ivo Beltchev

    Ivo Beltchev - 2011-02-22

    That's correct. Imagine if you put a link to C: in your start menu (as many people do). The search will take forever.

  • xpclient

    xpclient - 2013-07-24

    Well good news for you. Now the latest public beta version of Classic Shell which is available from the home page has full Windows Search integration, including document search meaning you can add any folders you want searched to Indexing Options in Control Panel. Try it if you are interested.


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