Monday, July 13, 2009

Outlook 2007 Indexing Status Disabled

My Windows XP box has Windows Search 4.0 and Outlook 2007. Outlook 2007 stopped indexing my messages.  When I checked, the indexing locations it only had Outlook Express, not Outlook.  I closed Outlook , changed this registry key from 1 to 0, then restarted Outlook.  Whaaaaa la!  Spent 4 hours looking for this yesterday & then found it in 3 minutes this morning.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search

"PreventIndexingOutlook"=dword:00000000

This was set to 1 (supposedly by google sync).