zup peeps, I usually disable the indexing serive by going into the properties of my C:\ drive and unchecking "Allow Indexing Service to index this disk for fast file searching". When I run the following reg key, the check is still there but the service is disabled (which is what is supposed to do! ) ;Disable Indexing Service [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\cisvc] "Start"=dword:00000004 Do I still have to manually uncheck it? Thanks ceez ONE MORE THING! So I dont create a 2