Windows Search Not Working On Mapped Network Drives

To allow or enable Windows Search on Mapped Network Drives, the following must be performed on the local workstation, not the server:

1. Open Windows Explorer
2. On the upper menu bar, click on “Organize” and then select “Folder and Search Options” from the drop-down menu.
3. When the Folder Options settings appear, click on the “Search” tab
4. Go down to the section “How to Search”
5. Place a checkmark next to “Don’t use the index when searching in file folders for system files”
6. Click on “OK”

You should now be able to search Mapped Network Drives

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