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How do I turn off Indexing in PRO 64bit

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    How do I turn off Indexing in PRO 64bit


    How do I turn off Indexing in Win8 PRO 64bit ?

    In Win7 it is easy...

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    But in Win8 there is no "setting" item

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    I would appreciate any help

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    PC is Dell Inspiron laptop
    - loaded with all DELL extras

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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Go to Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services>Down to Windows Search>Properties>either Disable(not so good) or Manual(much better)
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    You should never totally disable a service as it can cause problem sometimes, it's always better to set to manual, and then the service will not be used unless you specifically try to use it.
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How do I turn off Indexing in PRO 64bit
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