If you are connected to a network using VPN and when you try to search network drives mapped to remote servers, window search do not display any results.
This usually happen when you do a search over a slow network like over VPN or over WAN in Windows server 2003 and Windows XP. The search gives you empty results, this happens even though the file you are searching is present on the network drive. The actual message you receive on search is
“Search is complete. There are no results to display.”
The cause of this problem is when you search network drives over slow link Windows incorrectly determines that the files or the folders you are searching are offline. And therefore windows exclude them from the search.
To resolve this issue you need to install a hotfix from mircosoft. You can download it from http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=885843&kbln=en-us
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