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Search Problem The power clicked off the other day.  Now when I try to search for a file (Mac OS), nothing can be found.  The files are there and can be used, but are just not searchable. This is the second drive that this has happened to BTW. Help!

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This was a Mac OS issue. The Volume needs to be Re-indexed:

  1. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. Click Spotlight.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. Drag a folder or even an entire volume (your hard drive) to the list.
  5. Remove the item or volume you just added.
Spotlight will re-index the contents of the item you initially dragged to the list. 

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