Microsoft Previews Windows Search 4.0

Windows Search 4.0 lets you perform an instant search of your computer. Windows Search 4.0 helps you find and preview documents, e-mail messages, music files, photos, and other items on the computer.
Windows Search 4.0 includes the following improvements:
    • Support for the Encrypting File System (EFS)
    • Reduced affect on Microsoft Exchange when you index e-mail in online mode, and there is no local cache (.ost) 
    • Support for indexing online delegate mailboxes
    • Support for client-to-client remote query to shared indexed locations 
    • Improved indexing performance
    • Faster previewer updates for Windows XP
    • Per-user Group Policy settings
    • Windows software updates for Watson errors
Support for the following new enterprise Group Policy objects:
Computer Policies –
    • Prevent adding Universal Naming Convention (UNC) locations to index from Control Panel
    • Prevent customizing indexed locations in Control Panel
    • Prevent automatically adding shared folders to the index
    • Allow for indexing of encrypted files
    • Disable indexer back-off
    • Prevent clients from querying the index remotely
    • Allow for indexing of online delegate mailboxes
    • Prevent adding user
    • Specified locations to the All Locations menu
    • Enable throttling for online mail indexing
Per-user Policies –
    • Prevent adding UNC locations to the index from Control Panel
    • Prevent customizing indexed locations in Control Panel
    • Prevent indexing certain paths
    • Default indexed paths
    • Default excluded paths   
Download Windows Search 4.0 for: 
Multilingual User Interface Packs contains resources for the following 8 languages:
      • Chinese – Simplified (zh-CN CHS)
      • Chinese – Traditional (zh-TW CHT)
      • French (fr-FR FRA)
      • German (de-DE DEU)
      • Italian (it-IT ITA)
      • Japanese (ja-JP JPN)
      • Korean (ko-KR KOR)
      • Spanish (es-ES ESN)
Download Multilingual User Interface Pack for:

About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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