why does search bring up duplicates of every file?

  spot the braincell 12:35 17 Oct 2008
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I did a search for all .doc files so I can copy them to a flash drive but when I checked, the search results showed duplicates of every file right down to the path.

I'm running XP if that has a jot of relevance.
cheers

  VoG II 12:52 17 Oct 2008

click here - Don't click on View the Solution but scroll down to near the bottom of the page.

  spot the braincell 14:17 17 Oct 2008

cheers VoG, but not sure where to click if not 'View the Solution' as my view of this page doesn't seem to suggest there is a solution unless I do click on this. Further down the page there is a 'View this Solution'with a free 7 day trial button but this points to the same sign up page. Other than that there are Expert Comments but these just point to the sign up and trial page as well.

Perhaps I sign up for the trial?

  VoG II 17:31 17 Oct 2008

Oh well, the solution was to turn off indexing click here

  spot the braincell 18:57 17 Oct 2008

Cheers VoG I'll give that a go

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