Prevent Spotlight From Searching Certain Folders

Posted On 2008-04-18 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Leopard OS X
Tags: Tip Tutorial Mac OS X
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Donít want Spotlight to search certain folders on your Mac? Hereís how to stop it from searching them in Mac OS X Leopard.

  1. Open System Preferences.

  2. Open Spotlight in the Personal section.

  3. Click Privacy.

  4. In the area for Prevent Spotlight from searching these locations: Click the plus sign (+) and select the folder you wish to exclude from Spotlight. Alternately you can drag and drop folders into this list as well.

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