What about his one...

I DONT HAVE THIS!!!! WHY ?????? ... :( Snifff snifff

Windows XP keeps a record of all files on the hard disk so when you do a search on the hard drive it is faster. There is a downside to this and because the computer has to index all files, it will slow down normal file commands like open, close, etc. If you do not do a whole lot of searches on your hard drive then I suggest turnning this feature off:

1. Open my computer
2. Right click your hard drive icon and select properties.
3. At the bottom of the window you'll see "Allow indexing service to index this disk for faster searches," uncheck this and click ok.
4. A new window will pop up and select apply to all folders and subfolders. It will take a minute or two for the changes to take affect but then you should enjoy slightly faster performance


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Unless you have the indexing service installed it won't apply to you. if you want to see if your index service is installed and running, look under your services in administrative tools.

look to see if indexing service is listed as being started.

Perris Calderon

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ya, I guess if you don't have alot of resources in your box, you best dissable it, but don't just assume it's that much faster, experiment for yourself

Yeah so its more a question of PC power.. I think my Comp is fast enough..lol

So.. I guess installing it won't really be a real "improvement" right?

And anyways.. isnt just good for searching?

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