Windows 7 Search Improvements and Bug Work-a-round

Written by James McDonald

January 9, 2013

Improvements

http://lifehacker.com/5887848/make-windows-search-a-million-times-more-useful-with-these-simple-tweaks

Bug work-a-round

While looking at how to make Windows 7 search inside PDF’s I found that I am effected by a PDF iFilter bug. With this link as the fix namely download and install the “Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms”

Apparently this plugin can be used on other Microsoft products such as sharepoint, exchange and sql to get full text indexing going for PDF.

Here is a screenshot of the problem as it appears on my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit install.

pdf_ifilter_not_found

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