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Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:40 PM   #1
XPcentric
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Why doesn't Spotlight find an installed App ?

There seems to be a problem with Spotlight, it just doesnt show up applications, for example Firefox and many others although installed.

I dont know how indexing files works, but it would be usefull to know. A related issue is when I boot another version of OSX from external drive, Spotlight messes up, but this time I did not boot any external drive.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:23 PM   #2
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Check Spotlight preferences and make sure there's a checkmark under Search Results for Applications. You can also try to reindex Spotlight.
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