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Slow PC? Try Turning off Search Indexing and/or Superfetch

    Slow PC? Try Turning off Search Indexing and/or Superfetch Search Indexing (Windows Search) Windows 10 constantly indexes your hard disk in the background. It’s called Search Indexing. Indexing is supposed to make searching your PC faster. But if your PC is slow, that constant indexing can decrease performance. Turning off Search Indexing can… Read More »

Speed up your computer – Turn off “Search Indexing” in Windows Vista and Windows 7

Windows Vista’s / Windows 7’s “Search Indexing” is continuously checking all files on your computer and indexing them so that their information available for quick searching. This can speed up the Windows search feature, but it also slows system performance substantially. Since most of us don’t use Windows Search very often, you can speed up Vista… Read More »