Windows 10: High processor usage by indexer

  1.    16 Aug 2016 #1

    High processor usage by indexer


    Hello,

    My computer tends to use a lot of resources for indexing items. I checked under "Indexing Options" and the message "Indexing Complete" will appear. But, the next time I wake my laptop, the process will be highly active again. I have turned off the service because it's not critical. But, it would be nice to have it run in the background without constantly making my fans come on and take up lots of processing power resulting in lower battery life. Any suggestions?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    17 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello, I guess you mean searchindexer.exe.

    As you know, it shouldn't be using CPU time if indexing is complete- and to confirm, it doesn't on my PC.
    The following suggests, for example, there may be a specific file it's struggling with- if you can identify that, you can solve your problem.

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...9-b2af07c198fd
    Offers some ways of analysing this and one particular case where this was solved. You may have sthg similar.

    SearchIndexer.exe taking up 15-20% CPU after indexing complete
    - another way of analysing this- and another specific solution

    You may find more if that's not enough to point you in the right direction by searching generally for
    searchindexer.exe CPU time

    If it's an indexed file that is causing the problem you may be able to identify that by restricting progressively what's indexed.
    Note: if changing indexed options note that searching Settings successfully depends on something indexed in Users.

    So best back up appropriately before changing things, as ever.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    18 Aug 2016 #3

    Thanks for the suggestions. I will try them out and post here if my problem is solved.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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