When I search for stuff, even constraining with
name:whatIwant, the majority of results are old e-mail messages and Safari history items.
How can I get rid of these results, but still search my email from within the Mail program? I have already added the History folder from Safari to the Privacy tab and put the Mail app in there too, but the results still show.
I am using Mountain Lion at the moment.
EDIT: It turns out I already had Messages and Web history un-selected in my Search Results tab (see second screengrab below), but I am still seeing the results from Web pages and from current (not just archived) Mail messages.
My Spotlight privacy tab:
My Spotlight check boxes...
Some results from my search window: