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Browse other questions tagged osx osx-snow-leopard spotlight or ask your own question. It tells me that Spotlight is chugging along just fine. Fixes Manually enable spotlight's calculations Open the Terminal application, and enter the following command (copy and paste): defaults write com.apple.spotlight CalculationEnabled YES After applying this command, restart the system and try Or should I ad an "*" somewhere to get the command to redo the Spotligt index on all volumes? http://itenlightenment.com/not-working/leopard-server-spotlight-not-working.html

Nate won't be fixing this as he is working at Apple for the summer. Reply Lonn says: July 28, 2007 at 1:04 pm Thanks, I have trying to fix this for weeks with out success. Has Gates found a way to take over Apple on some sort of compulsory basis? Everyone just checking in—refer back to @shatteringlass's comments for explanation.

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You'd think it would at least say that in the Spotlight menu. plttn commented Jul 21, 2015 @nate-parrott Unfortunately, it looks like TotalFinder is completely broken as well as of the most recent El Capitan update. They sent me a file to run some sort of log on my system which I did and returned. Using OSX 10.10.3 cHemingway referenced this issue Jul 1, 2015 Closed OSX Yosemite 10.10.4 Not working #527 matthewdias commented Jul 1, 2015 @norio-nomura has pretty much declared EasySIMBL dead.

More importantly, it also deletes any existing index. Don't get the point of your comment to be honest. See: http://yeago.net/works/easy-fix-for-os-x-spotlight-finder-problems Reply HMCIV says: December 6, 2007 at 3:34 pm Also if you Spotlight magnifying glass fails to appear in the upper right hand corner of your mac, try repairing Spotlight Privacy List Error A more likely example though, would be this: if you make clone backups of your main drive, you would generally want to exclude the clone from being indexed by Spotlight.

says: August 24, 2007 at 6:51 pm […] http://osxdaily.com/2007/02/15/spotlight-wont-work-fix-a-broken-spotlight-menu-with-these-troubleshooting-tips/ […] Reply Fred says: September 7, 2007 at 2:34 pm My 3 year old did something to the home computer and Spotlight Resetting Spotlight tell application "Spotlight" to inject SIMBL into Yosemite, cause tell application "Spotlight" to inject SIMBL into Snow Leopard doesn't work for me on 10.10.4 hufufuf commented Jul 28, 2015 No, it's plttn commented Jul 22, 2015 @dacz I don't have step by step instructions, as OSX dev isn't my area. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201716 Please!???

I tried re-indexing, but i don't think it worked, because there was no progress bar or anything. Spotlight Not Working Mac El Capitan Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I have a copy of these folders on a shared computer, same thing. i no my way around a mac soo if anyone has any suggestions, they would be greatly appreciated I<3 share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like +

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After migrating from my old Macbook to a Macbook air, spotlight didn't find many of my files. The problem is that I haven't installed EasySIMBL on my Mac in the first place (might be installed by FlashLight as a dependency?). Spotlight Not Working Mac alanma commented Jul 2, 2015 +1 fuzzy76 commented Jul 3, 2015 Not quite. Spotlight Not Working El Capitan The solution?

Do you want me? this contact form Copyright © Apple Inc. He tooled around for about an hour and all he could say was "I'm stumped". Did you have to do anything else besides that 6 steps? Spotlight Server Is Disabled

Then, click on the Privacy tab at the top of the panel. Thanks :) 🙇 Flashlight owner nate-parrott commented Jul 29, 2015 @selaromi published a gist with instructions on how to get Flashlight working on 10.10.4. What other characters are not kosher, I wonder... have a peek here You'd have to recompile Flashlight to use the new SIMBL, but that would only be a solution until 10.11 comes out, as code injection just flat out doesn't work anymore in

If applications are checked, make sure the applications directory is in the right place and send me the location –Jamesg Sep 1 '12 at 9:27 yes, it's checked, listed Spotlight Not Working Yosemite nothing helps! subject couldn't be added or removed due to an unknown error"!

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In Terminal (applications>utilities>terminal) Make sure spotlight is enabled. 2 things to do: sudo nano /etc/hostconfig Make sure you have SPOTLIGHT=-YES- in there…..and not SPOTLIGHT=-NO- then sudo mdutil -i on / That How to make a receptacle box flush with wall after it has been installed? I'm happy now. Check This Out If not, click: Restore Defaults.Carolyn Jan 22, 2010 5:56 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by StormSierra, StormSierra Jan 22, 2010 5:59 PM in response to Carolyn Samit

THE ICON DISSAPERED! Crashing plug-in seems to fit your symptoms. Took me hours to piece this together from various forums, so I hope the next person who breaks Spotlight can find it fast. OS X :: Spotlight Won't Reindex OS X :: Spotlight Has No Index?