exclude removable drives from indexing

Posted: 09-18-2008, 03:24 PM
Hi all,
is there a way to generally prevent USB drives from indexing? I know how to
de/select drives and folders in the advanced properties of the indexing
settings. But what i'm missing is a general "Don't" for all possible USB
drives, USB-Sticks, CDs, DVDs. In the group policies at "Computer
Configuration/Administartive Templates/Windows Components/Search" i couldn't
find anything appropriate.

exclude removable drives from indexing


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Wandering
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Re: exclude removable drives from indexing
Posted: 09-19-2008, 08:25 PM
Go to Control Panel, Indexing. You can specify the drives, and exclude
particular folders.


"acryl" <acryl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Hi all,
> is there a way to generally prevent USB drives from indexing? I know how
> to
> de/select drives and folders in the advanced properties of the indexing
> settings. But what i'm missing is a general "Don't" for all possible USB
> drives, USB-Sticks, CDs, DVDs. In the group policies at "Computer
> Configuration/Administartive Templates/Windows Components/Search" i
> couldn't
> find anything appropriate.
telwat
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Re: exclude removable drives from indexing
Posted: 09-19-2008, 10:30 PM

acryl;839131 Wrote:
> Hi all,
> is there a way to generally prevent USB drives from indexing? I know
> how to
> de/select drives and folders in the advanced properties of the indexing
> settings. But what i'm missing is a general "Don't" for all possible
> USB
> drives, USB-Sticks, CDs, DVDs. In the group policies at "Computer
> Configuration/Administartive Templates/Windows Components/Search" i
> couldn't
> find anything appropriate.
You can't index USB-sticks, CDs and DVDs. For USB drives you can select
it in properties.


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