Richard Fugiel says: 8 years ago If I am using XP and I have Microsoft Windows Search Indexer issues, what would I delete (seems different than folder for Vista). Go to the View tab and scroll down till you see "Show hidden files and folders". Any attempt to manually start it there gives me: Windows could not start the Windows Search service on Local Computer. I even tried third party desktop searches. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-files/error-microsoft-windows-search-indexer-has-stopped/a1ce0709-d4c9-495b-8699-76185fdb7968
Do you have any idea what I could do short of reinstalling again (which could just bring the same problem back after I get my drivers running again)? 11-15-2007, 11:27 When I try to rebuild the index, nothing seems to happen at all. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Head to Start 2.
It is meant to enable indexing services from previous versions of Windows. NOTE: Microsoft's Fix It Blog has automated this WinVistaClub post dated 7th Oct 2008 on Windows Search not working, into a Fix it MSI package! Russell G July 26, 2014 I have Win7 64 bit and Outlook 2007. Windows 7 Indexing Network Drives claudio says: 7 years ago thanks a lot..
To access it open Control Panel > All Control Panel Items and click on Find and fix problems with Windows Search to open the Windows Search Troubleshooter. Windows 7 Indexing Is Not Running Here’s how to check for indexing. tommy February 16, 2014 It worked!!! http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-to-fix-microsoft-windows-search-indexer-stopped-working-and-was-closed/ You will also have to ensure that RPC (Remote Procedure Call) is running and set on automatic. 2] If you find that your Indexing is not running , or that the
Click OK. Windows 7 Indexing Service Name I agree with the earlier comments that you have laid out the issue/solution quite well! One such issue is with Windows Vista and it relates to the "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed" or "Windows could not start the windows search service on Right now search service ON, indexing ON, 1.4 million items in index and it STILL DOESN'T WORK!!
Btw. http://www.guidingtech.com/18966/fix-windows-7-search-indexing-issues/ I was so frustrated and spent hours trying to figure this out on my own. Windows 7 Indexing Turn Off I then vowed to just install the drivers and then make a restore point. Windows 7 Indexing Service You may try the suggestions in any order you wish, but remember to create a system restore point first, before you commence.
The trouble files/folders are hidden!!! Check This Out With that, the Windows Search Index should be fixed. I have Windows Vista RTM I got this message repeatedly at bootup: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-05-2007, 06:44 PM #1 You can also try clicking on Restore Defaults if Rebuild does not work. Windows 7 Indexing Outlook 2010
Here’s what the Fix It package does: Stops the Windows Search Service Configures the service to start= auto Sets HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Search\SetupCompletedSuccessfully to 0 Starts the Windows Search Service Go here to Created by Anand Khanse. Indexing Options is a default program that is part of your operating system. Source Created by Anand Khanse.
Choose the option you want and click on Next to complete its run. Start Windows 7 Indexing Service I guess you have to remember that a lot of people want this kind of walk through to see options of the indexer. Navigate to this folder, c:UsersYOUR NAMEAppDataLocalMicrosoftWindows1033 And DELETE the file: StructuredQuerySchema.bin menlotech Genius.
Create temp admin account and log in. Sign up for the TekRevue Weekly Digest using the box below. Jason says: 8 years ago The correct folders are C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataMicrosoftSearchDataApplicationsWindows and C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataMicrosoftSearchDataTemp Yad says: 8 years ago I deleted the directory, C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataApplicationsWindows C:ProgramDataMicrosoftSearchDataTemp Windows 7 Indexing Service Feature Windows will notify you if a solution is available.
Related: How to configure Windows Search to index the contents of files. I use Google Desktop for searching, so I don't think I will waste my time on Windows search features. thats been driving me nuts for awhile now 11-10-2007, 05:34 AM #13 Marauder_Bex Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2007 Location: Manchester, UK Posts: 1 OS: Windows Vista Home have a peek here Double click "Users" in the "Summary of selected locations" 10.
First, type Indexing Options in the Start Menu's search box in Vista. Use that until something randomly stops working (i.e. thnx to you Eric says: 7 years ago Thanks for explaining how to accomplish each possible fix in detail! But, you may always take these as a step by step process to try and solve your issues.
The average of all three elements determines an "Overall Rating" for each blog post. 4.6 Overall Rating Tags: search for windows, search on windows 10, search tool windows, search window, win Just follow the steps below as the last thing you do before leaving your PC at night, and let it run uninterrupted. After that, the index is completely empty. Step 2: That will open the Indexing Options window.