Searching for Files Error

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Francis Hampden

05 Feb, 2018 11:42 AM

; Whenever I am searching using the Pathfinder option (i.e not Spotlight option baked into app) I get the message: Mac OS X will halt a find operation if the disk is modified during the search. For complete results, try again.

I can use the Spotlight one fine but would like to use yours if possible.

Thank you,


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 06 Feb, 2018 02:26 PM

    Path Finder Support Team's Avatar

    Hi Francis,

    Thanks for reaching out! 

    Could you please provide me with additional details: 
    - Are you running anything that modifies your disk? Any apps?  - Are you able to perform this search, having disabled all the background activity?  - Were you able to perform this type of Search before? 

    Looking forward to your reply.

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 06 Feb, 2018 02:26 PM.

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