Learn about the advantages of Windows® 7 drive indexing
What are the benefits associated with indexing in Windows 7? Learn about the different indexing options in Windows 7.
Windows 7, the latest Operating system, is fast and user-friendly. As it is very responsive you could start your PC very soon. This Operating System is compatible with a wide variety of applications and devices which makes it great for working. Windows 7 is fast in searching files, folders, and applications. Windows 7 gathers all similar type of documents into libraries even if the files are saved in separate folder which in turn would help you to find then quickly. Windows 7 would also allow you to set automatic backups which would help you to save the data on the local drive. The Encrypting File System provided by Windows 7 would protect all your secret data. File indexing option, Encrypted files Indexing option, search index option are the different Indexing options in Windows 7.
The following are the benefits of indexing options in Windows 7:
- Indexing encrypted files
- Security and privacy
- Protection of index files by using BitLocker
Indexing encrypted files
Windows Search indexing option fully supports the indexing of encrypted files on the local file system which enables you to index and search the properties and the contents of the encrypted files. You could manually configure Windows Search indexing option so as to include encrypted files or administrators. The Windows search indexing option ensures that only the users who have the correct permissions could search the content of the encrypted files. When the query is initiated, the Windows Search indexing option would not return the encrypted files in search results.
Security and privacy
The Windows 7 indexing option complies with the security model in Windows. Microsoft has taken significant steps so as to ensure the security of the indexing options. Windows indexing options is designed to ensure security of the index files. The Windows indexing options would not allow your computer content to be accessed by anyone else. Based on Access Control list, the users could search their files in the shared locations.
You could encrypt the entire file by using BitLocker or another 3'rd party full fledged encryption option. By doing so you are able to provide a strong protection against the offline and online attacks. The BitLocker Drive encryption would provide enhanced protection against data theft. Then in Windows 7 the BitLocker drive encryption would work on removable drives.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for understanding the role of indexing options in Windows 7.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.