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Outlook 2010 Disables Windows Search Email Indexer … By Design

Posted by William Diaz on August 2, 2011


As more organizations start migrating toward Outlook 2010 and Windows 7, you are bound to start seeing complaints of the Windows Search Email Indexer being disabled:
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There is no shortage of misinformation on the Internet about the subject that explains how to enable this add-in and regain the missing search functionality. Ignore all of it. This is by design. Windows Search is already part of Vista and Windows 7, and there is nothing wrong with Outlook or Windows. See the details in this Microsoft KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2385524

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