Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2: Federated Search

Hello AskPerf Readers!  Day Twenty … only a couple more days to go!  The excitement is building.  Today we are going to take a very quick look at the new and powerful addition of Federated Search in Windows 7.  Federated Search expands the ability of search beyond the users PC and is all about simple… Read more

SHL: Search / Windows Desktop Search

SEARCH / WINDOWS DESKTOP SEARCH Description:  Search has become an integral part of everyday computing. There are several versions of Search available for windows. Windows Search is available for download on Windows XP and built in to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Most of our support calls regarding search are regarding questions/behaviors around policy… Read more

Desktop Search and Indexing – File Types

I have to admit that we don’t get too many calls on Desktop Search.  However, the calls we usually get revolve around rebuilding the index and adding locations.  Recently however, we had a customer ask us how to modify the file types properties for Indexing.  Specifically, they wanted to add a new file type to… Read more