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Windows Vista not indexing files

I'm using Windows Vista's search index service to quickly launch programs by typing Super + name of program.

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Guest [Entry]

"To answer my own question, I figured out how it was working :

Out of the box the search field in the start menu has it's own setting to only search within the files of the current user. Vista's indexing options has nothing to do with that,.

You can actually tweak it to work with Vista's search index service, you'll have to right click on the taskbar and select ""Properties"" -> ""Start menu"" -> ""Customize"" and scroll a bit to find the options you want.

That answers my initial question. I was never pleased by the speed of this search box and it doesn't seems to ""learn"" what programs you often launch that's why I chose to install Launchy which is way faster and smarter."
Guest [Entry]

"To answer my own question, I figured out how it was working :

Out of the box the search field in the start menu has it's own setting to only search within the files of the current user. Vista's indexing options has nothing to do with that,.

You can actually tweak it to work with Vista's search index service, you'll have to right click on the taskbar and select ""Properties"" -> ""Start menu"" -> ""Customize"" and scroll a bit to find the options you want.

That answers my initial question. I was never pleased by the speed of this search box and it doesn't seems to ""learn"" what programs you often launch that's why I chose to install Launchy which is way faster and smarter."