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''Error'' Cleaning up corrupt content index metadata on c:\s

by colindarby / January 17, 2006 4:52 AM PST

Computer freezes and found a related Error in ''Events showing each time the computer freezes''
Any suggestions on how to rectify to do the ''Cleanup''?
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Ci
Event Category: CI Service
Event ID: 4126
Date: 16/01/2006
Time: 10:50:41 PM
User: N/A
Computer: COLINS
Cleaning up corrupt content index metadata on c:\system volume information\catalog.wci. Index will be automatically restored by refiltering all documents.

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Try this
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 17, 2006 8:39 PM PST

If you are satisifed that the computer is running OK otherwise, try disabling System Restore, reboot the computer, then run Disk Cleanup. Afterwards, re-enable System Restore.

the System Volume Information folder is a hidden folder that stores System Restore backup files, and the catalog.wci folder is a sub-folder of the System Volume Information folder.

By disabling System Restore, you may delete these sub-folders and if so they will be re-created again when you re-enable System Restore.

I wouldn't consider deleting the catalog.wci folder and contents manually, but see if disabling System Restore does it for you.


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Hi MarkFlax
by colindarby / January 18, 2006 6:52 PM PST
In reply to: Try this

Thanks for your reply.

I have carried out your instructions and I do feel it has definatly seems to overcome the problem I was having.

Many Thanks

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Good, I hope it works OK.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 19, 2006 3:13 AM PST
In reply to: Hi MarkFlax

And thanks for reporting back.


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