IndexingÂ the content of your PC helps you get faster results when your searching it for files, emails, or other local content.
The search index only includes your selected locations[/B] by default. These locations can be filtered for whatÂ file typesÂ (extensions),Â file properties, andÂ file contentsÂ you want indexed.
You can choose to useÂ ClassicÂ orÂ EnhancedÂ search indexing mode for where your PC will search for files.
- ClassicÂ = Search only you Documents, Pictures, and Music folders plus the desktop.
- EnhancedÂ = Search your entire PC (may affect battery life and CPU consumption). PC must be plugged in for initial indexing.
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove locations to be excluded or included in the search index in Windows 11.