Windows Search Service
Updated: January 12, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
The Windows Search service collects detailed information about the files on your computer and stores this information in an index for use during searches.
The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:
You can use the Search Indexer performance counters to monitor various aspects of the search and indexing services on your computer.
The Windows Search service indexes information about the contents of your hard disk to facilitate your searches, making them much faster and more accurate.