how to make the email content text indexed by "Windows Desktop Search 4.0" ?

Discussion in 'Windows Live Mail' started by sealinger, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. sealinger

    sealinger Guest

    Hello everybody£¡

    It worked before that the mail content text can be indexed by "Windows
    Desktop Search 4.0" in "Windows Live Mail 12.0", but it become invalid
    after I reinstalled the Operating System and two software.

    That puzzled me a long time.

    Now, I have updated the Windows Live Mail to 14.0, but it can only searched
    by mail subject too ¡£

    I want to use "Windows Desktop Search 4.0" to help it , how ?

    Please! thanks for your reply.
    sealinger, Dec 31, 2008
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  2. First, make sure that WS desktop search is working with kind:OE
    If not, that's why it's not working within WLMail.

    BTW there is a separate web forum for helping with WS issues.

    Robert Aldwinckle, Dec 31, 2008
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  3. I'm not sure the exact steps you followed. But the first thing I'd try when
    there are problems with search is to clear this registry key and restart
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail\DesktopSearchIndexed

    When mail restarts we will call into WDS (windows desktop search) and tell
    it where we store eml files, so it will search them.
    Geoff Clark [MSFT], Jan 1, 2009
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