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Why is Searchindexer running

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 x64 with 8.1 Update

    Why is Searchindexer running


    Hi

    My W8.1 PC is fully updated.

    I do not have any Hard Drives or Partitions set to be searched in the Drive Properties dialogue box, so
    why is Searchindexer running all the time and using RAM?

    Cheers

    Daniel

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  2. #2


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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    you can go to admin tools /Services ,in control panel and turn it off
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  3. #3


    Posts : 214
    Windows 8.1 x64 with 8.1 Update


    Hi

    Thanks, will that disable anything else, IE are there other dependencies?

    Cheers

    Daniel
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by daniellouwrens View Post
    Hi

    Thanks, will that disable anything else, IE are there other dependencies?

    Cheers

    Daniel
    that's likely a good question ,myself I have disk indexing disabled ,
    maybe if you set the search indexing service to manual first, to see if that stops it from acting up on you ,at least that will have it set so if you do go and use search indexing it will turn on for you
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  5. #5


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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    this tutorial will show how to set it up .should be same or similar for win8
    Index - Enable or Disable
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