How-To: Speed Up Searches in Vista

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 03 2007 @ 11:17 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Vista's search capabilities have changed a little from previous Windows versions, and is supposed to index files Instant Search is one of the best aspects of Vista because it allows users to hunt for files from virtually any location in the operating system; search boxes are integrated into the Start menu and into every Windows folder. It's a welcome addition, as it's faster and less intrusive than the standalone offerings from Google, MSN, or Yahoo, which were needed to scour your desktop in XP. If you start to notice that your index becomes sluggish in performance or even stops working, you can rebuild the index and regain the performance you seek.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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