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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Search and Indexing Enhancements

Rapidly growing storage capabilities in business environments mean that the ability to quickly and efficiently find information is essential for knowledge workers. To meet these growing requirements, search and indexing capabilities were significantly enhanced in Windows Vista. These capabilities have now been improved further in Windows 7 to provide users with an even better search experience.

Search in Windows XP

Search in Windows XP suffered from the following issues and limitations:

  • Using the Search Companion to search for files was often a slow process. As a result, users often had to spend much of their time organizing their data into hierarchical sets of folders to make information easier to find through folder-specific ...

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