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    spotlight returning no results
    for the last week my spotlight search function will not find anything i search for on my external HD. it's always worked fine before this week. does anyone know what's going on?

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    Have you tried booting from the external drive and running Spotlight from there?

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    yes. it's just so weird that it worked last week and not this week. my computer is also going a lot slower than usual. i think i might just delete and do a fresh install..

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