Windows 10: Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly
Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly
Also Windows search service has failed to create the new search index
Failed to find gather Application: Windows
Windows Search service terminated wit the following error: The system cannot find the drive specified.
I am getting these errors in the Event Viewer Windows logs under system
Hope someone can help
Look at Control Panel / Indexing Options and check all is correct including the location of the index file - it sounds like the location is pointing to a non-existent folder/drive?
Basic problem is slow start-up and very slow opening files and programs. Here is history of the computer...
Original OS was Windows 7
Windows 7 upgraded to Windows 10, all worked OK
Windows 10 updated with Anniversary Update, problem began
The Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s).
That's the Event Viewer error message at every reboot (appears to occur during the shutdown phase).
There is a concurrent fault listed for the...
Earlier today I tried to rebuild the windows search index, only to find out that I currently have no locations indexed. I also cannot modify to add any new locations. Windows search troubleshooter shows the following results:
So my cortana search is messed up because the indexing service (Windows search service) won't turn on. I get the error "Windows could not start the Windows Search service on Local Computer. Error 15: The system cannot find the drive specified." when...
So I've gotten fed up enough with the terrible windows search system.
I went into services.msc and disabled the windows search service; then restarted my computer.
However, "Cortana" is still listed in my task manager taking up 50mb of memory....