Why the search does not fetch results as expected.

Article:HOWTO56276  |  Created: 2011-07-27  |  Updated: 2014-12-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO56276
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Additional or irrelevant items are present in the search results are due to Item granularity Schema introduced in EV 10 Indexing.

64bit index volumes are indexed and searched by both the top level item and attachments. For example, the subject of an email item has the word ‘trial’ and an attachment of another email item has the word ‘trial’ in its subject. Now, you search on this archive on the subject field with the word ‘trial’, the both the items are retrieved in the result set.
This behavior is similar when you search on Date, Content or Author fields. Please see the Search Help documents for more details regarding this behavior.

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