How to index a network drive using its UNC in Windows 7 Search

For reasons unclear Microsoft has removed the ability to index UNC drives in Windows 7 Search. To restore it, install Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks

According to Microsoft, you can “now easily search your shared network directories and FAT drive(s) via Windows Desktop Search!” (why this was rendered impossible in 7 baffles me…)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: