Windows 10: Indexing is not running

Discus and support Indexing is not running in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; File searches are extremely slow (about 10 times slower than in Windows 10). When I go to "Indexing Options" it tells me "indexing is not running" and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Salix(2), Sep 4, 2019.

  1. Salix(2) Win User

    Indexing is not running


    File searches are extremely slow (about 10 times slower than in Windows 10). When I go to "Indexing Options" it tells me "indexing is not running" and it doesn't let me enter anything under "Index these locations". Same is true under "Advanced Options".

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    Salix(2), Sep 4, 2019
    #1
  2. Jessen P Win User

    indexing is not running aftervrepairto office 365

    Hi Michael,

    Thank you for being part of Microsoft Community.

    Run the Search and Indexing Troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with search and indexing of files and folders. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check the status of the issue. Refer these steps:


    • Press Windows key + X, select
      Control panel.


    • Change the view by option on the top right to
      Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the
      view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Search and Indexing troubleshooter.

    • Restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
    Please revert if you face any issues with Windows in future.
     
    Jessen P, Sep 4, 2019
    #2
  3. Paolo Mag Win User
    Search - Indexing not running

    Hello,

    One of the possible reasons why you're having issues when using search is because of a corrupted user profile. For us to assist you, we suggest that you create another account with administrator privileges and try to use the search feature again. Here's an
    article that you can visit to see how to do it:
    Create a local user or administrator account in Windows 10
    .

    If the issue persists, we suggest that you perform the steps listed below to correct the settings of your Indexed folder:

    • Press the Start button.
    • Type %LocalAppData%.
    • Select Packages.
    • Click on windows.immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n1h2txyewy.
    • Choose LocalState.
    • Right-click the Indexed folder.
    • Click Properties.
    • Click Advanced.
    • Click the checkbox beside Allow files in this folder to have contents indexed in addition to file properties so that a check mark appears.
    • Click OK.
    • Click Apply.
    • Click OK. A window with a progress bar will pop up as the folder is indexed.
    • Click OK when the indexing progress is finished.

    After doing the steps provided, kindly try to use the search feature again.

    Kindly update us with the results and if you need further assistance, feel free to post back.
     
    Paolo Mag, Sep 4, 2019
    #3
  4. David Haz Win User

    Indexing is not running

    Unable to make changes in Indexing Options

    Hello,

    We suggest to run the Search and Indexing Troubleshooter and check if it helps with the indexing issue you are experiencing.

    Here's how you may run the Search and Indexing Troubleshooter:

    • Press the Windows key + X, and then click
      Control Panel
      .
    • Type Troubleshooting, and then click View all.
    • Click Search and Indexing.
    • Follow the steps provided by the troubleshooter.

    Tell us how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    David Haz, Sep 4, 2019
    #4
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