spot light is not working properly

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by benlangdon, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. benlangdon macrumors 65832


    Jan 13, 2008
    if i type in spotlight, safari for example, you would normally get safari right?
    here is what im getting.

    along with searching for disk utility.
    try it, you will get the actual application and all i get in random garbage.

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  2. msevild macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2007
    I'd say try using a third party maintenance tool such as Onyx for Mac to rebuild your spotlight database.
  3. benlangdon thread starter macrumors 65832


    Jan 13, 2008
    downloaded onyz, and it was verifying my start up volume and it froze.
    restarted computer and spotlight re indexed by it self and its working perfect now.

    onyx is pretty cool.

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