Disable Indexing Service (search service)

On Windows, the search service

  • Open the Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services and click on Start / Run / services.msc
  • In the window showing the services, right-click on Windows Search (depending on the version of Windows, sometimes called Indexing Service, Search Service, or Windows Search)
  • Click on Properties
  • In Startup Type, select Disabled,
  • Stop and then click OK.

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