Nah - the Search in Vista Beta 2 is pretty crap to be honest. It'll be fixed
in later builds
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"Sean McLeod" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I changed that registry registry value and still no luck. The indexer is on
>a go slow slow slow strike!
> Don't see any obivous problems in the event log.
> Any tips on resolving this?
> "Sean McLeod" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>I see there is a registry value 'UseLowPriorityConfiguration' on the
>> HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Search
>> And it is currently set to 1.
>> It's really locked down permission wise, only TrustedInstaller and the
>> WSearch account have write permission to the key. Administrators and
>> LocalSystem only have read access. So I haven't been able to easily
>> change it to 0 to see what effect it would have.
>> It just currently appears to be acting on a very very very low priority,
>> it's taken 14hrs to only index 10,000 items and the machine hasn't even
>> been used that heavily during this time.
>> Is there no other admin tool to tune this with other than hacking the
>> "Sean McLeod" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> Is there any way to make the Windows Search indexer more aggressive?
>>> I've looked at 'Indexing Options' but don't see any such option.
>>> In Windows Desktop Search (WDS) for XP there were 2 specific options. 1
>>> to specify whether the indexer should kick in 'sooner' rather than
>>> waiting for idle time to index changed or new files, and secondly you
>>> could manually via the interface tell it to 'Index Now', i.e. index any
>>> outstanding files now rather than waiting for idle time.
>>> The indexer in Vista beta2 seems to be very 'polite', it's taking
>>> forever to index my current email and files even though I'm not actively
>>> using the PC all the time either.