I've made sure the Privacy setting is not excluding "Mac HD" and have tried everything else on this forum. No offense to anyone but I wish my experience with Spotlight was as good or even better than WDS. If an Apple Store is close, they can be of assistance here (no charge). Spotlight is amazing! Check This Out
In any event, we'd love to know what you think. Don't feel like opening up the Calculator? I suspect there is something wrong due to my boot disk. Type either of these commands, both should do the same thing: mdutil -s / or mdutil -s /Volumes/Macintosh\ HD If you get a message that says Indexing and Searching disabled then
Reply Todd M says: September 12, 2012 at 10:41 am Took me a little while to find this solution, but it worked perfectly - thanks! Spotlight should start indexing. It worked until I restarted my machine. Draws attention and crowds.
Everything is on... anyway, glad I found this site ! Spotlight should start indexing. Spotlight Server Is Disabled Also, FIND command, Cmd-F from the Finder, is the same: finds nothing on the HD.
Only thing left now is to do a hard reboot. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Reply Adam says: May 5, 2011 at 2:23 am I'm pretty sure #2 is the one for me, but when I type in the command it says "Indexing and searching disabled" Nov 23, 2010 5:41 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Igor_G5, Igor_G5 Nov 23, 2010 3:14 PM in response to Rockee Level 2 (318 points) Mac OS
I want to know the what part of speech is this, the word 'fit' in this sentence Build me a brick wall! Mac Finder Search Not Working El Capitan More About Refining Spotlight Searches You don’t have to use the Spotlight search box. In fact, you can jump right to the point using the keyboard combo “Option + Command + Space” to open Solution #1 did it for me! :) Reply miso says: June 30, 2007 at 5:04 pm i've try all 5 and still it does not work, I'm actually getting fed you Let the processes finish running to complete a relevant search index of your Mac filesystem.
United States Copyright © Apple Inc. If you use the up or down arrows, you can quickly scroll through the rest of the results. Finder Search Not Working El Capitan share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply arkoh, Aug 16, 2011 arkoh macrumors member Joined: May 24, 2009 Location: Copenhagen #11 Vicros said: ↑ I've Finder Search Not Working Yosemite I could do the big reinstall, but got to many programs and stuff installed, for this to be a simple task! :-/ Would be greatly appreciated!
Normalization of Dirac bispinors How to prove that authentication system works, and that the customer is using the wrong password? his comment is here I tried with the know file name and with the known location, but its search command is not working.eg: I created a doc file and saved it on desktop, then in Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Patrick Reply Patrick Kinsella says: April 1, 2008 at 7:03 pm Sorry: you need to know that the visible/invisible switch works only after a relaunch of Finder (via Command-Alt-Esc). Spotlight Not Working Yosemite
Reply Ralphie says: October 18, 2014 at 6:17 am With Mavericks 10.9.5, the Spotlight would never function. Any insight you have would be great. I had problem 1, now solved, 15 seconds to fix!! this contact form Reply James Ludtke says: November 26, 2011 at 10:09 pm Off and on, I have been spending hours and hours over the last year to get Spotlight to work properly.
I have had the Air for a year and never had a Spotlight issue before. El Capitan Search Not Working Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. What is happening to Spotlight ????
It's so frustrating. Tried all of the above suggestions and none worked. I also got rid of Bing Web Search. Spotlight Not Working El Capitan nothing helps!!??
After a restart, the problem re-surfaced. Most Liked Posts Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next macmaster24, Jul 21, 2011 macmaster24 macrumors member Joined: Feb 7, 2011 Location: philly, PA #1 I just upgraded my MBP Browse other questions tagged lion search or ask your own question. http://win8s.com/not-working/finder-search-not-working-snow-leopard.html The smart folder was working correctly for about 10 minutes, then finder searches stopped working all together.