Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 279
  • Last Modified:

Windows 2003 - Windown Search/Indexer

Just curious if I need to be running Windows Search on my domain controller. It seems to be using a awful lot of disk space, with, as I see it, very little advantage.

It I want to shut it off.... is there anything to it, besides turning the service off?
(How do I recover my disk space?)

Thanks!
0
edalzell
Asked:
edalzell
1 Solution
 
Abhay PujariCommented:
For your kind info, search will not take your disk space, but it adds load to your hdd for reading and writting. This in effect heats your hdd and causes slow performance.
So just disabled the service or make it manual.
0
 
edalzellAuthor Commented:
Great, thanks for the tip!
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now