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Euroboros Show all 50 comments If you know more about SearchIndexer.exe, share your knowledge and help other users. The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. I go to Start > Computer > Manage > Services and Applications > Services and "Windows Search" is set on Manual. Reason: added quotes around the steps and added minor explanation.

Just kill it and good... How to Take Care of Your Home’s Appliances So They Last Longer Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get Get downloadable ebooks for free! I am thinking if I could find the Windows Search index data file, I could delete it.

My i7 completely collapsed today and I have spent eleven hours reinstalling bits all over the place, I was just about to completely reformat. Steve It's purpose is to help you to find your files fast. Have you ran the usual tools, to make sure your system is not infected. Windows 7: How to stop searchindexer.exe from coming back on ?

After the changes I outlined above, NONE of my files are buried down that mineshaft. Also sometimes it wont even load the file, just freeze and crash!!! It is extremely easy to use, easy on ram and process cycles and just works. Run Security Task Manager to check your SearchIndexer process 2.

Published 09/10/10 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (26) Comments (26) September 10, 2010 NWW I've disabled this feature since I had Vista on my laptop, back in 2008, and have been disabling I know that it totally killed my HP mini. Back to top #5 peterk312 peterk312 Topic Starter Members 95 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:25 AM Posted 14 February 2014 - 11:46 AM Avast scan (including a boot scan) and Malwarebytes imp source You have my personal guarantee that it is safe to to turn off Windows Indexing.

The update also turned all the services that i disabled previously back to automatic. Automatically respawns even when terminated. Result; Playback restore. I think I will uninstall the windows search 4.0.

Right click windows search again and select properties 4. internet Its part of Windows. Do not bother about it (further information) This is a Windows program which improves Windows Search Engine. K.

K. Clicking on Modify will open a dialog box which will show all the currently indexed locations. Its a pain in the but but you shouldnt take it out. This method is only recommended for advanced users.

I have narrowed down the index and will see if that makes it better. You just position on the desired folder (or C:\), and press F12 to see the Search panel. SearchIndexer.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. breon_the _great it tracks all your searches and the results...might even send them online...access is denied when trying to view.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. It does not do pre-indexing. Therefore, you should check the SearchIndexer.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat.

F12 gets rid of it again.

If you know where to look for this, can you give me details how to investigate? The WSearch service provides and manages content indexing, property caching, and search results in Windows operating system. I've used Process Explorer before, and it's tough to see what process is causing page file faults, which could be partly responsible for the hard drive activity that I hear, but I have an ancient XP system, and performance has been awful.

So I consider following the suggestions described in the article and in the postings made by the readers. ### If Microsoft people read this ### Please set lower priority to this BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. June 18, 2011 Hussar I would like to thank the author for the very helpful article. I think I will follow your set up; I have used XYPlorerFree before, so that will be easy to include it with Everything.

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Create folders such as - C:\B_ C:\B_CD_DVD C:\B_Finance C:\B_Health C:\B_Web You can then have sub folders under those folders. There is no information about the author of the file. So What Is This Process?

Steve More comments can be found here: (further information) Summary: Average user rating of SearchIndexer.exe: based on 65 votes with 9 reviews. 11users think SearchIndexer.exe is essential for Thus finding files is a piece of cake (I never have to use MS Search). Also backing up is dead easy, as you just burn all the B_ folders to a DVD. "Now who could argue with that" (Blazing Saddles, in the church) September 11, 2010 It may be a virus/spyware but Spyware Doc has NOT found it when scanning.

September 11, 2010 onedeafeye I use Everything. BEST FIX: Steps to fix error 0xc000021a in Windows 8 and 10 September 15, 2015 180 SOLVED: The User Profile Service failed the logon May 12, 2014 132 BEST FIX: Steps Hope that helps. Reply gowireless August 9, 2012 at 2:53 pm # On a Win7 pc, the problem is often more from the SearchFilterHost.exe process that may tie up up to 25% CPU on

I go to Start > open Computer > Hard Disk Drives > Properties and I uncheck "Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed..." 3. But this is not exactly true. I had to disable this just to be able to use my computer without crashing. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Now it's a problem.