How to Disable File Indexing on Windows XP?

Answer One of Windows XP's allegedly useful features is the file indexing service. This extracts information from documents and other files on your hard drive and creates a "searchable keyword index", whi... Read More »

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How to Search for Contents in Any File Type Without Indexing Service Enabled in Windows Vista and Windows 7?

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, there is no built-in way to search for file contents in any file type when the indexing service is disabled. But there's a little-known tool called "findstr.exe" whi... Read More »

How to Disable Indexing in Thunderbird?

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform email and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation since 2003. Thunderbird version 3.0 was released in 2009, and its main feature w... Read More »

How to Disable a Windows XP File Sync?

The XP file sync feature in Windows XP allows users to continuously update files without being present at the computer. This feature is highly useful for office and businesses. The files are update... Read More »

How to Disable Hidden File Extensions in Windows XP?

Having hidden file extensions for known file types on your computer poses as a security risk because it can trick users into believing that that potentially harmful executable file [.EXE] is actual... Read More »