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24 Jul 2009  
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I dont index the entire C: drive where the OS is, just certain parts. Basically heres whats indexed for me:

Internet Explorer history
Offline files
Start menu
Users [as in c:\users] (excludes the appdata folders)
Windows Live Mail
Windows Media Center

Those are the only items indexed on my c:. I have added 2 whole drives for indexing:

F: (user accounts, downloads, general dumping ground)
Z: (music)

as you can see theyre not in any way connected to the OS so wouldnt affect resources quite so much.

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I have also relocated the indexing database to d: which is a wd raptor 36gb drive, thereby reducing resources from c: still further.
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