Using Indexing Service

Indexing Service creates indexes of the contents and properties of documents on your local hard drive and on shared network drives. You can also control the information included in the indexes. Indexing Service is designed to run continuously and requires little, if any, maintenance.

To open Indexing Service


Open Computer Management (Local) 


In the console tree, double-click Services and Applications.


Double-click Indexing Service.


To open Computer Management, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management

For information about using Indexing Service, on the Action menu in Computer Management, click Help.

For more information, click Related Topics

Related Topics

Using administrative tools in Microsoft Management Console

Using the Microsoft Management Console

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