Removing File and Folder INDEXING.

Mar 19, 2015
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Can someone help with the following.
In Windows 10 ( also in other versions ) Right Click your HDD and go to Properties.
Then Un Tick ( Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed in addition to file properties ).
The next step you have to agree to.
Now this Takes some Time to go through and Remove the Indexing.
One might Ask Why I want to do this, well Trust me it has it's Advantages.
Anyway I am looking for a way to do this in the ISO.
So as that When the Installation of Windows is Complete that That Item Is Already Un ticked or Not Used.
That would Save a lot of Time after an Install.
I normally Use Nlite for Slipstreaming my ISO's to get them Up to Date..
I can't find anything in Nlite that would Disable Indexing.
I have tried Disabling Windows Search in Services, but that does not do it.
Any help would be appreciated ..


Nov 19, 2013
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I would not care to mess too much with the ISO.
But, your method is , I would suggest, rather a long way around. I would open the indexing options in the Control Panel and remove unwanted indexing from there.
It has always been my observation that Indexing slows down the OS somewhat. I could be wrong! But I usually empty it soonest, and disable the search function. This, of course, causes problems with the Cortana function, which, also, I do not use. I have "Everything" installed, which does the job more efficiently.

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