Turn of Windows Indexing - How?

  wee eddie 14:05 21 May 15
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W7 on an old PC, once XP.

So far, it seems that all I can do is to un-tick the locations to be searched until none are ticked.

  rdave13 14:20 21 May 15

Type services.msc in run. Scroll down to Windows search and disable it.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:21 21 May 15

click here,3253,l=251692&a=251692&po=4,00.asp

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:22 21 May 15

To turn off indexing, open the Indexing Options Control Panel window (if you just type "index" in the Start button search box, you'll see that choice at the top of the start menu), click "Modify" and remove locations being indexed and file types, too. If you want to leave search indexing on, but find that it occasionally slows you down, you can stop its process when you need extra speed. Right-click on Computer either in the Start menu or on the desktop, choose Manage. Then double-click Services and Applications, then Services. Find Windows Search, and double click on that. From this properties dialog, you can choose a Startup type of Manual or Disabled to have the process silent by default.

from the above link.

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