Microsoft Windows Search 4.0

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  • Indexing speed under Visa has gone backwards

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Microsoft Windows Search 4.0 improves on the already impressive Windows Desktop Search and integrated search tools of Vista and Windows Server 2008, providing better manageability and streamlined performance. IT shops with mixed Windows versions will appreciate the strong support for legacy platforms (XP, Server 2003) and the fact that Microsoft continues to make its search technologies freely available.

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