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Hi - please can someobody tell me the folder within which Windows Search 4.0 stores its index file (or files) and the names of that (or those) files? I am running Windows XP SP3.
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Hi Mike,

Windows Search stores its index in a file named Windows.edb that exists by default, in :

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\

Windows.edb is a database file by the way.

Does it answer your question ?
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