How do I enable Windows Desktop Search to index Microsoft Outlook mail attachments?

A. Attachment indexing is normally enabled by default, but you can also set it by performing these steps:

  1. Start Windows Desktop Search (Start, Programs, Windows Desktop Search).
  2. Select Desktop Search Options from the options menu, as the figureshows.
  3. Ensure that "Index e-mail attachments" is selected.
  4. Click OK.
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