What is "everything"?
"Everything" is a search engine on windows, which can quickly determine the location of files and folders based on file names.
Unlike windows built-in search, "everything" displays every file and folder on the computer by default (just like the name "everything").
The keywords you enter in the search box will filter the displayed files and folders.
How long does "everything" take to index all files?
"Everything" only indexes the file and folder names, and generally it takes only a few seconds to establish its database.
The newly installed windows 10 (about 120000 files) can be indexed in only 1 second.
Indexing 1000000 files will take about 1 minute.
Can "everything" search file contents?
Yes, "everything" can search the file content through the search function content:.
When the file content is not indexed, the search content will be slow.
Does "everything" occupy a lot of system resources?
No, "everything" only requires very few system resources.
The newly installed windows 10 (about 120000 files) requires only about 14 MB of memory and less than 9 MB of hard disk space.
1000000 files require approximately 75 MB of memory and 45 MB of hard disk space.
Can "everything" monitor file system changes?
Yes, "everything" can monitor file system changes.
Search results can reflect file system changes.
Is "everything" free?
Free, "everything" is a free software.
Software development and maintenance is not easy, please consider donation.
Does "everything" contain malware, spyware or advertisements?
None at all, "everything" does not contain any malware, spyware or advertisements.
Will "everything" lose file system changes when it is not running?
No, "everything" will not lose file system changes during shutdown and reopening (not even system restart).
"Everything" will update the database after startup.
What are the system requirements of "everything"?
"Everything" can run on Windows XP, vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and windows 10.
The NTFS indexing function requires the everything service or the administrator to open "everything".