With windows you can still do file searching, if file indexing is disabled. It just means a file search takes much longer. As well as doing file searching in windows, you can also do file searching in a command window - which is unindexed but which goes faster than an un-indexed windows file search. Not sure about windows 7 but Windows xp allows no control over how it does processoror-consuming file-indexing. You can get a separate file indexing and searching program over which you have more control.Originally Posted by vegan cyberpunk
Don't forget to disable all the useless programs at start like printer, bluetooth or even ucp or whatever the name of the daemon that synchronizes your clock with internet. A few of those off and your battery can last longer. You can also disable the smoothness of the letters, all the graphical effects, the index for file searching ( wich means that you won't really be able to find a file via a search box ) etc etc. If you are not scared you can even simply delete the related code rather than disabling it. Make also your screen luminosity a little darker.
Have fun ^^