Disable the Indexing Service (Windows Search)

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Open Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services


To access these settings, either:
  • Go in Control Panel /Administrative Tools/Click on Services or click on Start> run > services.mscc

Look for the following entry: Windows Search.
  • Right click and select Properties.
  • Go to the General Tab and next to Startup Type choose disabled.


  • Click on OK.

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