««««Set, for which Windows folders, the search index uses
already a freshly installed Windows for a built-in search, which is accelerated by an indexing mechanism. Where it is indexed, you even can set.
so Windows uses more directories and drives to
- type in the search box of the taskbar an “indexing options ” , and then click the program from the list that appears.
- see all folders included in the search. By default your user directory and other data sources and in the right column the excluded subfolders.
- click the button change .
- it appears a split view where you see above all usable data sources below currently enabled that, like in the window.
- open for example a drive icon and navigate to the desired folder.
- turn on the checkbox before the name and the directory will appear below. Subdirectories thereof are automatically included.
- If you exclude a subdirectory by the way click of the checkbox of the index, this folder name in the column shows up close from .
- after clicking on the OK the search immediately starts. This can take some time because the indexing system uses the times where they don’t do anything to the PC.
- If you are looking after indexing in Windows Explorer , the new towns should be already lightning fast search.
do not need search at all, relieve your PC best of the care of the search index: Windows: disable indexing .
the search for content, configure
in the default Windows for some file types performs a full-text search, for others the search only refers to properties, such as the file name. You can so specify what data each appears in the index,:
- access indexing options , as described above.
- go with the button advanced to the particular settings and select the tab there file types .
- select a data type from the losses.
- my entry in the right-hand column is file property filter , then the index of these files takes only information such as the names in the index.
- is the full-text search enabled, shows the right column for example plain text filter or a special filter, such as the Microsoft Office filter.
- you want to switch from one to the other mode, then change the setting below the file list – for example, from only properties index properties and file contents index.
If you enable full-text search however about the eBook format “mobi”, the plain text filter brings absolutely nothing. Because it is a packed and thus binary format, where the plain text filter will find no content. For a particular file type, may find a utility which is gearing for a matching content filter for the search.