Most of the files in Windows 7 are indexed with the Index Location option. Such a feature is extremely useful to accelerate the retrieving process once you click a file. Thanks to the indexing feature, in fact, your files will be opened faster because Windows already knows their locatrions. The downside of this feature is that it tends to suck a lot of your computer resources. Let’s see how to disable it.
- Click Start.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click All Control Panel Items.
- Click Indexing Options.
- A window named Indexing Options should appear on your screen. It contains all the folders and files which are indexed by Windows 7.
- Simply untick all the square boxes to turnoff and stop Windows 7 from indexing your files.
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