Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly

  1.    02 Sep 2016 #1

    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
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    03 Sep 2016 #2

    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?
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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