Odd/Inconsistent Search Results

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Odd/Inconsistent Search Results

Postby kholman » Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:30 pm

This is probably something silly I am doing wrong, but it is odd and I could use some help to understand.

I am using the internet search (not local) and I was looking for a file I knew was large so I have the results sorted with the largest files at the top of the list.

Using a keyword of "beach" (I do not type the " in the search) - the largest file returned is about 9GB

but when I use "beachbody" - the largest file is about 54GB.

Why wouldn't the "beach" search also return the "beachbody" results since it should be a subset of it???

Am I missing something?
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Re: Odd/Inconsistent Search Results

Postby Quade » Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:09 pm

How many results did you get? If you got 2000 results, that's the max. You might use a combination of the size filters and a more specific search term to get more usable results.
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