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How wise is it to turn off superfetch and indexing?

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Vista x64 - I mean, it's supposed to index when I'm not using the computer right? But it seems to think i'm idle half the time when I'm not and index away, slowing things down. Then i'm guessing superfetch is the reason my ram is always full and between the two my hard drive is always grinding and growling away when I'm tryign to do things like transfer video files over the network, edit them in windows movie maker, and play them back after I'm done, while still keeping a few firefox tabs open. All this hd activity is making it terribly difficult to do anything.

I forgot to add that it seems to spend 24 hours indexing after I add a handful of files.
    
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Once it has first been activated, it might take 2 days to fully do it for the first time, then it will work in the background. Same thing with Superfetch, give it a few days to learn what programs you use.
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i think it's relatively wise to turn off indexing, but not superfetch.
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