The search box in vista under the start menu ceased to find certain files and downloads, how to fix this?

When I search documents, download or file in the search box I know are on my computer, I receive the answer that no items match my search.  Even if I open my download folder and see what I'm looking for and search for this article it says "no element not corresponding to your research."  It is very recent and I've used this feature quite often.  How can I fix?



You can try to rebuild the search index

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