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  1. #1
    HHantu Guest

    Default Vista Search Fails to Initialize

    Hi



    For some reason my Vista search has stopped working completely. The service
    is still running though. Everytime i run the search i get the error message
    "search fails to initialize".

    Can anyone help pls.
    Thanks.

  2. #2
    Dave Wood [MSFT] Guest

    Default Re: Vista Search Fails to Initialize

    I would suggest updating to the latest version of Windows Search, available
    here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940157


    "HHantu" <HHantu@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news7A2ED88-408D-4C22-9FC0-08C25B290DF0@microsoft.com...
    > Hi
    >
    > For some reason my Vista search has stopped working completely. The
    > service
    > is still running though. Everytime i run the search i get the error
    > message
    > "search fails to initialize".
    >
    > Can anyone help pls.
    > Thanks.



  3. #3
    HHantu Guest

    Default Re: Vista Search Fails to Initialize

    Hi Dave,

    I cant use that KB because im not on Vista SP1 (which itself is another
    problem, for some reason the SP1 update keep failing on me. Vista SP1 support
    cant figure it out either).

    Thanks.

    "Dave Wood [MSFT]" wrote:

    > I would suggest updating to the latest version of Windows Search, available
    > here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940157
    >
    >
    > "HHantu" <HHantu@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news7A2ED88-408D-4C22-9FC0-08C25B290DF0@microsoft.com...
    > > Hi
    > >
    > > For some reason my Vista search has stopped working completely. The
    > > service
    > > is still running though. Everytime i run the search i get the error
    > > message
    > > "search fails to initialize".
    > >
    > > Can anyone help pls.
    > > Thanks.

    >
    >


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    HHantu Guest

    Default Re: Vista Search Fails to Initialize

    Im trying out some of the steps from the article. thanks.

    "HappyAndyK" wrote:

    >
    > Try 'Troubleshooting Windows Vista Search & Indexing Errors'
    > (http://www.winvistaclub.com/t24.html).
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