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Unless you use Windows Search frequently, I would disable 'Search Indexing'. I don't think XP was nearly as smart as later OS's in determining when a good idle time to update it's file databases.

Mine is windows 7, can I disable it?
post #12 of 15
    Yes, the same way, except that the service you'll be looking for is named "Windows Search" instead of "Indexing Service".  Also, before doing any of that, go to the "Search" tab in Explorer's folder options and select "Always search file names only" and "Don't use the Index when searching..." first.  This also applies to Vista.
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    Yes, the same way, except that the service you'll be looking for is named "Windows Search" instead of "Indexing Service".  Also, before doing any of that, go to the "Search" tab in Explorer's folder options and select "Always search file names only" and "Don't use the Index when searching..." first.  This also applies to Vista.

how about I just go to windows features and unclick windows search?
post #14 of 15
    You're welcome to try that (its easy to turn back on); but if I remember correctly, that totally disabled Windows Explorer's ability to search for me.  Not even un-indexed searches would function.
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    You're welcome to try that (its easy to turn back on); but if I remember correctly, that totally disabled Windows Explorer's ability to search for me.  Not even un-indexed searches would function.

I don't need to search:thumb:
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