|Optimize Find Fast Index Updates (All Windows)|
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Microsoft Office includes a Find Fast Indexer to increase file searching speed. On large drives performance may be impacted when creating or updating an index. This setting is used to delay indexing for a specified amount of time between index updates and therefore minimize system activity and increase performance.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'SlowDown' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Find Fast]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: Delay period in milliseconds (default = 1000)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: November 28, 2002