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Windows XP may run slowly and you may see multiple symptoms in Windows Task Manager
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If you are using a Windows XP-based computer, the computer may run slowly. Additionally, you may see the following symptoms in Windows Task Manager:
This issue can occur if the Indexing service is running on the computer. The Indexing service uses the Cidaemon.exe process to index files. The Cidaemon.exe process builds and updates the Index catalog. Additionally, the Cidaemon.exe process typically uses lots of pagefile space and lots of CPU time.
To resolve the issue, turn off the Indexing service. To turn off the Indexing service, follow these steps: