Search Indexing and Use
For years I have despised the poor performance of the Microsoft search utility, indexing included. Recently I tried a free utility called EVERYTHING. I am constantly amazed that it takes only seconds to search entire disk(s) to produce a complete listing. Everything does create a database but to kick things off but even that only takes a very short time - from then on Everything will be creating a list on the screen as you are typing in the search target.
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