Can't search old emails

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rawkous

About a week ago Outlook 2007 stopped searching older emails for me. I'd type in a keyword in the search bar and it would only search emails that were more recent than Dec 2. I know that there are older emails that contain the words that I'm searching because i can look at an older email and search a random word from that email and it won't return that email in the search results. I'm sure there's got to be a simple setting that I just need to change, but I've tried everything I can think of and have researched this on MS' support resources and still haven't been able to get it working.
 
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Ben M. Schorr [MVP]

You might need to rebuild your search index. Are the older messages still in your Inbox or have they been moved to archive?

 

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