Explore the Indexing Options control panel. Configure indexing options including indexing encrypted files, using diacritics, and relocating the index file. Delete the index and rebuild it to enhance performance if the index becomes excessively large, but understand that this might take a long time to complete, perhaps days.
- [Instructor] Indexing is a technology…behind Windows search.…And as its name implies, is an index, a database.…Windows uses this index to keep track…of files, folders, file types, data properties,…and other details, so that you can search…by those details to locate the data you want.…For the most part, when you search for a file,…Windows accesses this index first.…It's important to personalize the settings…for indexing to meet your needs.…You want to make sure the service is indexing…all of the areas of your computer that you use…and it isn't indexing unnecessary areas that you don't.…
That's where we'll start, I'll open Control Panel…by right-clicking start and…clicking Control Panel in the result.…I'll maximize the window and I'll change the view…by option from category to large icons.…I do this because I want easy access to indexing options.…I'll click here.…Note the included locations, offline files,…start menu, and users.…I want to make sure I'm indexing everything I need to,…so I'll click modify.…
Here's a partition that's not being indexed…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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