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win8.1 Why does Explorer's search break?

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When I use the search bar in Windows Explorer it sometimes seems to get bogged down or something & never stops loading.

 

Today for example, I was searching through a group of folders with about 250 low-res pictures. The search worked instantly.

 

I then backed out of the search & moments later researched the same term in the same location. Windows Explorer sat there loading & loading, the green fill crawling across the address bar. I let it sit there for five minutes & it still had not completed. The green fill in the address bar was near the end just sitting there. I quit it out of frustration.

 

What's happening here? Why is braking like this?

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The built-in search is a bit hit and miss. Even with the indexing enabled it can take ages. Pretty poor really.

I disabled the built-in search and just use FileSeachy, It's very fast.

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 What's happening here? Why is braking like this?

I use http://locate32.cogit.net/ but Windows Search is like that, unless you're using the modern search in Windows 8, not in Explorer. And that's only for indexed locations.

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