Search not working in Discussion & Help Posted February 16 On 2/11/2019 at 1:47 PM, deanishe said: That almost certainly means you're not an administrator and you need to run the command as an administrator, i.e. sudo rm -rf /.Spotlight-V100 in Terminal. It's possible that this is also the reason you can't find anything: perhaps you also don't have the rights to read the index, either. Weird 'cause I'm the only user and i'm set as administrator. But I don't know how could I retrieve access to read the index.