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"Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working" Issues

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#1
I know this issue has been brought up before, but I am unable to solve the problem following the below solution -

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/85803-index-windows-search-service.html

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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  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Studio
    Memory
    6GB

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#2
Although this is for a file, use it to take ownership of the folder: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/67717-take-ownership-file.html

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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