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Windows Search’s index database file is 72 GB on this computer! [Image]

Posted By Ashraf On April 3, 2013 @ 1:17 AM In Windows | 5 Comments

wtf_windows_index [1]

Holy. Crap. How does that even happen?

This may be an outlier but this is another reason to disable Windows index and use a third-party desktop search program like Everything [2] or UltraSearch [3].

(By the way, the program being used in the screenshot is WinDirStat [4].)

[via Reddit [5]]

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[1] Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/wtf_windows_index.jpg

[2] Everything: http://dottech.org/84686/windows-best-free-desktop-search-program/

[3] UltraSearch: http://dottech.org/102629/windows-review-ultrasearch/

[4] WinDirStat: http://dottech.org/74303/windows-software-of-the-day-july-14-2012/#2

[5] Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/techsupportgore/comments/1bdmgs/go_home_windows_search_youre_drunk/

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