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    Windows Search Facility

    Recently using this facility has caused problems -like if I am not getting a result I am unable to stop it running. Also, if I try to shut it down via Windows Task Manager everything freezes, and I eventually finish up with a blue screen and have to re-boot the PC. There's no problem if it finds the files/folders I'm looking for.

    Can anyone offer advice please. It's too good not to have!

    I'm using XP SP3.

    George

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    Leave it alone until the search is done.

    You should also ensure that the search you do have is the most up to date for XP SP-3. The default search
    that originally came with XP leaves much to be desired.

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    You might consider rebuilding the search index.

    Joe

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    Use Everything Search Engine . Its much quicker and easier to use than Windows Search.

    Jerry

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    Thanks for opinions/suggestions - I've downloaded "Everything Search Engine"
    and will give that a try.

    George

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