Adjust Windows Vista Indexing

Posted On 2008-12-14 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Vista
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Windows Vista works in the background to automatically index all the files in the Start Menu, user profile folders and files setup for offline access by default. If you have many files in these locations and the files change often, the indexing service may slow down your system''s performance. You can adjust the parameters of the indexing service, though, thusly:

  • Click on the Start Button and enter Indexing Options. Hit Enter and the Indexing Options should load.

  • Click on the Modify button, followed by Show all locations.

  • Scroll through the tree-view and uncheck all options except the Start Menu. Hit OK.

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