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Search Indexer problems

by ngilmore / October 9, 2007 2:07 AM PDT

I recently upgraded to a new Dell Inspiron 530S with Vista Home Premium. For several weeks I have been getting this message almost every time I open a web page, click on a link or change applications:

?Microsoft windows search indexer stopped working and was closed.
A problem caused the application to stop working correctly. Windows
will notify you if a solution is available.?

Can anyone tell me what the search indexer is and why it stopped working?

Thanks NormG

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search indexer problems
by ngilmore / October 10, 2007 2:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Hint. Google.

I deleted files per the link you provided and that seems to have solved the problem. At least, I havent seen the error message since.
Thanks for your help

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