Thursday, March 04, 2010

Inconsistent MOSS Search Results in Different Computers for Multi Language settings

If you ever noticed getting inconsistent search results when using different clients, the reason might have been your IE browser settings when using more than one language. The order of the languages in your IE settings derives the logic of the results. The language in the first line dictates the "language analysis rules" thus the results might differ. The following image explains where in IE you can control the settings:

Lior Zarfati cotributed this article with a minor edition on my side.  You can view Lior's blog here:


  1. Ze'ev, thank you! this post really helped me a lot. I was struggling with the weird search results problem for two weeks then I somehow realized that results were varying from computer to computer.


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