BUT. 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 In addition to using filters to determine how to search a file, the service has a list of noise words — words that don't need to be indexed. In the Indexing Service on Local Machine Properties dialog box, select the Index Files with Unknown Extensions check box, as shown in Figure H, and click OK. Source
Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Windows Search Indexer is not working RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and improve system performance If It is "Microsoft windows search indexer" "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe /Embedding" and the "Services" tab shows that it is called "WSearch" aka "Windows Search". slarsen327 Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 06-17-2009, 08:56 AM #2 Coolfreak TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 5,246 OS: Windows XP Pro / It will verify that your Windows core files are in it's appropriate location and if not, replace them from the CD. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-windows-search-indexer-stops-working-386371.html
I did that and I now am nearly out of disk space! I will get back to your thread ASAP. Machine was lightening fast until a week ago. Disable Indexing Windows 10 I'll change to index only local drives.
Windows will warn you, just as we did above, that the index rebuilding process may take a long time, and that you may not have full search functionality until it's complete. I'm confused. As a result, I have to use the power button to close, and when starting up the system requires a system check and repair. you can try this out Yet another unnecessary service stopped!
September 10, 2007 Johnluke Ok, so my computer is running so slowly that it takes about 2 minutes for internet explorer to load. Speed Up Windows Xp Navin says: 7 years ago I'm getting an error stating "Microsoft windows has stopped working" while attempting to transfer a file from my Dell laptop to mobile….. Can it be disabled? Thanks for your site!It was really helpful for me…although the message error was gone my computer still has a low performance.
Get downloadable ebooks for free! this contact form So, as of now, they are set to ‘Allow Indexing service to Index' all the drives on my laptop but the service (as I mention in the beginning) is disabled. How Do You Uninstall This Service? is the problem from one of them? Turn Off Indexing Windows 8
The trouble files/folders are hidden!!! You’ll need to open up the Indexing Options through the Control Panel or Start Menu search box to make the changes. Published 09/26/06 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (20) Comments (20) May 25, 2007 Jon Dingle I'm a new XP user and I've encountered a new feature that I really find annoying. have a peek here I had to disable this just to be able to use my computer without crashing.
September 24, 2011 Chad Microsoft pay attention: the problem with searchIndexer is this, it starts while a user is at the system trying to use it. Searchindexer Exe Xp I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Hell yea!
So it would appear that although you can turn on the Indexing Service from Explorer, I can't see that you can actually query the index it creates. I had to turn it off as it was causing problems, but recently turned it on telling it only to look at my C: drive and a couple of folders on Advertisement By default Windows XP indexes files on your hard drive and stores them in memory to speed up its' built-in search. Microsoft Indexing Service When searching the Internet with Google (or any other search engine), all of my previous search words or terms appear automatically in a drop-down box below the main search field.
By default, the service comes with filters for HTML files, text files, and all files created by Microsoft Office, including e-mail. I am using a brannd new high-end gaming computer under Win7 Pro just as a regular office PC. I can "pause" it and I can "exit" the systray icon, but searchindexer.exe just keeps on running. Check This Out I have constantly been getting the error report message that "Microsoft Windows Search Thread Tools Search this Thread 06-17-2009, 07:48 AM #1 slarsen327 Registered Member Join Date: Jun
Else repair your Windows 7 installation. Can I work with the new folders and just place back the essential data files..? Thanks again! I also tried to run sfc/scannow -- get message can't be found.
Of course, like all tools in the Windows operating system, the Indexing Service's default settings can be tweaked in order to improve performance. October 4, 2007 Ben I simply trimmed Vista's indexing, so I only notice it when I search, partly because it only keeps track of the Start menu folder, shortcuts folder, and i.e. I kept having random crashes showing memory faults, often occuring exactly at the moment I would exit a program, and often also messing up my graphics on reboot.
No need to mess around with your Registry. I disabled "searchindexer" about a week ago because my No1 did nothing but index through my five other attached computers. your first suggested solution didn't work as i see nothing on the indexing setting screen. Double click on the service and click Stop.