Add locations to be indexed in Windows Vista

Windows Vista has a search indexing service which indexes files on your computer for faster file searching. By default, search indexing only index basic few locations like a user’s profile folder etc. But you can add more location as you want. Here is how :

  1. Open Start Menu → Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel, search box type index. Click on the Indexing Options as shown,

  3. Click on the Modify button in the Indexing Options window,

  4. Choose a folder to add for being indexed in the top treeview. Click on the OK button.

  5. Click the Close to close the Indexing Options window.