KB2710260 Configuring Windows Search


Windows Search is available on Vista, Windows 7 and Server 2008. It replaces the 'Windows Indexing Service' on Windows XP and Server 2003. This topic describes how to configure Windows Search to work with PIAB.

Applies To

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008


  • 'Windows Search' installed.


1. Open the Windows Control Panel and switch to 'Small icon' view.

2. Select 'Indexing Options'.

3. In the 'Indexing Options' form, click 'Modify'.

4. In the 'Indexed Locations' form, select the PIAB 'doc' folder to include in the index e.g. C:\Program Files\PROJECT in a box Professional\doc

5. Click OK and exit the Indexing Options form.

6. Ensure that the PIAB server config file 'piabws.cfg' is set to use 'Windows Search' as follows:

    <!-- "indexingservice" or "windowsearch" -->
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