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Windows 7: Help please What are windows 7 .ci files and can I remove them

09 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Help please What are windows 7 .ci files and can I remove them

Can anyone help please?
I have 7.5gb of windows.ci files..I realise it (the .ci) looks like a database but can I make it smaller or delete it. Its is also fragmanted

TIA

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09 Oct 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello mate, from a brief google.
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Operating system search file used by Windows 2000 and later; saves an index of search information that Windows uses to display results for file system searches; may be large in file size due to the amount of search information.

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09 Oct 2012   #3

7 x64
 
 

.ci files seem to be Windows search index files.

Look at this thread.

what is the .ci file & can the ci files be deleted safely from Exchange 2007
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