Windows Search 4.0 84% faster

Matt Hester has just posted up a blog about performance and stability improvements in Windows Search 4.0 – 84% improvement of desktop search in Vista sound good to you?

Windows search 84% faster

You can learn more about Windows Search at

and if you just want to go straight to the download center use the following links:

Windows Vista

Windows XP


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Comments (4)

  1. RW says:

    Are the search datasets comparable?  I.e. why is Vista mostlyso much slower than XP when comparing the graphs?

  2. Rob Margel says:

    RW – I am not sure probably best to conatct Matt who posted the original post


  3. boe says:

    Windows search is about the only MS update that I disable as it can turn a perfectly good PC running XP into something that crawls – like a Vista machine.