Cidaemon.exe is the Indexing Service filter daemon.
This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Cidaemon.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Cidaemon.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 8,192 bytes.
The Indexing Service (cidaemon.exe) is a background process that indexes your files and folders for faster Windows search. It assigns an index to each file and folder, which speeds up searching for specific files.
How to Disable Indexing (cidaemon.exe)
The Indexing Service is useful if you make frequent use of the Windows Search feature, but in some cases it can take up a lot of CPU and RAM. On top of that, cidaemon.exe can make your hard drive thrash as it indexes files and folders. If cidaemon.exe is consuming excessive system resources and is slowing down your computer, you can always disable it. Here’s how:
The cidaemon.exe process is safe. Disabling it can be dangerous because programs on your computer need it to work correctly.
We also recommend optimizing your computer.
Author: Microsoft CorporationPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder %WINDOWS%
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