In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

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Biff
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In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by Biff » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:02 am

In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore. How could I find the volume, the source in Everything the are stored in to remove them without checking each volume separately?

May be with that extended information?
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But when clicking it nothing seems to happen.

void
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Re: In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by void » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:09 am

You should be able to identify the volume from the result path (shown in the Path column)

Try forcing Everything to re-index this volume:
  • For example, if the path is D:\folder\subfolder, force Everything to reindex your D: drive:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /reindex d:
Read extended information will only update the file size, dates and attributes. It will not remove results that no longer exist.

Biff
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Re: In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by Biff » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:51 am

You should be able to identify the volume from the result path (shown in the Path column)
So from this one(?):
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But it is not available anymore on Z:
Try forcing Everything to re-index this volume:

For example, if the path is D:\folder\subfolder, force Everything to reindex your D: drive:
In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
/reindex d:
The volume just was indexed, automatically, after plugging it in.
Read extended information will only update the file size, dates and attributes. It will not remove results that no longer exist.
Ah, I understand it means: Read (to show, not just to update [and not to show]) extended information

therube
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Re: In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by therube » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:50 pm

(Is a "plugin" scan different from a Force Rebuild of the particular drive?
As in is the plugin scan only a "catch up" of what might have changed from the last time drive was plugged in?)

DemoniWaari
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Re: In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by DemoniWaari » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:45 am

Did you fix this? I am having the same issue, Everything keeps finding a folder which no longer exists. No change after refreshing or re-building the index. De-bug shows in red "os_create_file C:\Users\myusername\OD 2" which is the folder in question. Super annoying.

void
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Re: In the results there are shown files / folder not existing anymore

Post by void » Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:40 am

C:\Users\myusername\My Documents?

This folder is a "folder junction point", it usually links to c:\users\myusername\documents

Have you changed the My Documents location?

Here's a link to fix the issue:
https://superuser.com/questions/194500/how-to-link-my-documents-folder-to-the-logical-documents-folder-in-windows-7

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