How do I speed up the Windows 7 search box?

The search box under my start menu has become unbearable slow to bring up any results.  Anyone know why this is and how to fix it? Thanks
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tell microsoft lol

it could be a problem with the hdd run checkdsk to see it it finds any issues

Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
You should regenerate your search index. Go into Indexing Options, press Advanced, and press Rebuild. You might also check the search index location - if it is on a heavily used disk, you should move it to a more lazy one, if you have the choice.

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