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Startup program entry details:

Microsoft Find Fast (FINDFAST.EXE)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

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Description:

From older versions of MS Office - searches disk drives for Office file types and creates an index to make opening them easier. When indexing is in progress it can use lots of CPU time and memory - especially on slower/older machines

Startup information:

Common/User Startup (Start → All Programs → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Programmi\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Arquivos de programas\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Programme\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE

Other information:

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