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windows 8.1 desktop search, files found but always "unavailable"

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March 10, 2014 7:50:22 PM

I installed an SSD in my computer and set it as C: , moved everything to it, and it works great. I set up my HD as D: and formatted it clean, then I went ahead and redirected Contacts, Desktop, Documents, Download, Music, Pictures, SkyDrive, and Videos folders to D: using the "Location" tab in the "Properties" dialog per this guide:
http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-2024314/windows-redi...

Everything works great, except for one issue.
Desktop search (windows 8.1), using the search box in the upper right of any window, will return results, but the results have a path linking to C:, not D: ! So when I try to access the files in the search, I always get that the files are unavailable! If I path directly to the files, they open fine; it's just using the search to get to the files where there is a problem. Is there a quick fix for this?

Thanks. :??: 
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a c 430 * Windows 8
March 10, 2014 8:08:42 PM

Interesting (that's my tutorial, BTW)

"search box in the upper right of any window"
What do you mean by this? What search box? What window?
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March 10, 2014 9:00:12 PM

Are you referring to the search available from the sidebar or the one on the Start screen? Do you run into the same problem regardless of which one you use?
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March 11, 2014 8:32:43 PM

Got my answer... Posting here so others may find it. In "Indexing Options", after clicking on the "Modify" button, I noted that all of the folders that I had redirected were checked and listed as "(Currently unavailable)". I unchecked them and closed "Indexing Options" and everything magically started working.
Thanks to everyone who chimed in!
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March 11, 2014 9:29:49 PM

Glad you found a solution and thank you for posting it here.
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