View Full Version : re-indexing needed ?

Mar 16, 2013, 03:17 PM
Hi all..

After excluding a folder in Spotligh Preferences >> Privacy tab, it appears it doesn't work (or i'm not doing it right), as after i add folders, then search via spotlight, I still get these files/folders appearing in spotlight results, even though the folder(s).

I'm trying to exclude Downloads folders ..... Maybe you can't exclude default Apple folders ?

In any case, I looked into this, and came up with this :


Would this be the cause, the reason why Spotlight cannot prevent this is because its already been indexed ?

Any solutions here ?

Mar 18, 2013, 07:53 PM
Just took time.