If in your PC hard drive is NTFS formatted then the Indexing Service will have been automatically switched on when Windows was installed .The Indexing Service works in the background and produces an index of the content of your all documents and files . This makes it much faster when you do a search for documents – i.e “search for documents containing the word moinsbd” .

But for that occasional speed boost you pay heavily in terms of general computer speed and disk capacity . Every time you save a document in hard drive the index is updated , hence slowing down the action .

And the index for a document occupies an additional 30% of the documents original space .

If the File system is FAT32 then you don’t have the option of using Indexing . So you don’t need to proceed with this tips .

But if the File system is NTFS then you should :

Click Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components and now Find Indexing services and left click to deselect it .

When Windows has finished implementing this change (it takes a while) you should notice a real improvement in your PC speed . . . . . . .

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