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Disabling Windows search service

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I keep getting errors on my WK3 about search service, I am ok to disable the service?
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If you need a constant up-to-date list of your files on that server, sure.  Otherwise, No you don't need that service running.

It's a nice addition to some desktops, but really useless on servers.

The old windows search (with the dog) that is not a service works fine and doesn't bog down your server.

More info:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instant_Search

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