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There are tens, if not hundreds, of file types checkboxes under indexing options in Windows 7. It's a chore to unselect each checkbox. Is there a way to unselect all of them in one shot?

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Isn't this the same as disabling indexing? Which can be done in Windows Services. – Moab Aug 16 '11 at 21:40
@Moab I am planning to add new extensions. I don't want any of the existing ones. or at least deselect all, select a handful. – Tony_Henrich Aug 16 '11 at 21:56
did you try click-shift? – rlb.usa Aug 16 '11 at 23:07
@Tony, ah, I have found no way to do multiples yet, sorry. Click-shift does not work either. – Moab Aug 17 '11 at 0:59
Have come across the same problem myself. Very frustrating, renders the whole thing useless. – Robert Feb 13 '13 at 10:04

(It is a poor dialog and an excellent example of inconsistencies across microsoft software.)

May I suggest a keyboard macro, one where you can record a macro of space bar (deselect) and down key (next item).

I have not tried these: search result: 'key macro'

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I did it with a simply AutoHotkey script:

Loop 100
Send {Space}{Down}
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BTW, you have to run AH with admin privileges. – daviddgz Feb 23 at 12:21

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