I was annoyed too, but I didn't turn it off until it had finished indexing all my files.
If you want to turn it off, you could try going to Windows Services (Run -> services.msc) -> Windows Search.
Click "Stop" and choose "Disabled".
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"Mario Boulay" <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:ADE64972-C2F0-49F6-B30A-D11778B7579E@microsoft.com...
> Each time I start Vista and it's fully started, the gadget showing the cpu
> usage tells me the CPU is using 50%. I first let this going for many hour
> and it kept on going. I had some rendering to do, so I close that process
> thru the program manager.
> Question is, is this indexer really necessary?
> Can I turn it off for good?
> If yes, how?, i didnt find where.
> Beside this, everythings run fine.
> Some things to manage a little differently that's it.
> My lower Vista indice is 5.6, 4 gig of ram, intel Core 2 at 2.13ghz, GForce
> 7600GT, 256 DDR3/ram
> Works great.
> I'm playing Halo 2 for Vista, wow.
> Thanks for any answers.