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"Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working" Issues

  1. #1

    Join Date : Feb 2011
    Posts : 11
    x64, Vista Home Premium
    Local Time: 17:38

    "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working" Issues

    I know this issue has been brought up before, but I am unable to solve the problem following the below solution -

    Index - Windows Search Service

    I am using a Vista Home Premium 64 bit computer, and when I try to do this solution the computer tells me that I am unable to get access to the folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows. It says "You don't currently have access to this folder", and when I click "Continue for access" nothing happens.

    This problem is plaguing me and I would love to have it resolved.

    Thank you for helping.

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  2. #2

    Join Date : Apr 2009
    Southeastern CT, USA
    Posts : 1,364
    Vista Ultimate x64; Win 7 x64 and x32
    Local Time: 12:38
    usa us connecticut


    Re: "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working" Issues

    Although this is for a file, use it to take ownership of the folder: Take Ownership of file

    If other problems occur, then I'd have to wonder if you're infected.
    Try this:
    Please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
    There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks

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