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Windows 7: Disable & empty System Volume Info folder on external drive.

12 Sep 2011   #1
Ich

Win 7 HP 32bit - sp1
 
 
Disable & empty System Volume Info folder on external drive.

Hi All

My external HDD has quite a lot of data contained in the system volume information folder. As system restore is not activate on this drive & the drive is used specifically for imaging purposes I take it the data relates to the Win indexing service.

As I am now using a third party search application can I now disable the windows search system & if the system is disabled will this by default empty the SVI folder.

Any relevant advice would be appreciated.

Cheers.

Ich


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12 Sep 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Windows Search stores nothing in System Volume Information.
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