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Windows Explorer and Microsoft Office may not return any results for up to 8 minutes after you initially start scoped queries on NTFS volumes.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
Scoped queries search a folder or folders instead of the entire index. The queries are "scoped" to one or more folders.