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Windows 7: Windows Search Service can't start, Error 1613

27 May 2013   #11
jmarevalo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Windows Search Service is now set to Auto (delayed)

Ran a full Malwarebytes scan, no malicious items detected.

Ran a full MSE scan, no threats detected.

Did a reboot and tried to do a search on my work folder but still no results showing.

Went to services.msc and tried to start the Windows Search Service, I still get Error 1613.

Indexing options show Indexing is not running, and certain options are greyed out like before.


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27 May 2013   #12
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

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28 May 2013   #13
jmarevalo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ran the Microsoft Fixit and it reset the Windows Search.

But as seen in attached file, 3 issues found are "Not fixed"

- Windows Search is crashing or failing

- Windows Search does not start and gives an error message

- Windows Search does not show any results

An update on my recent testing, the search top right bar is working when doing search on a folder in C: drive, (such as C: > Games). The results come up as expected when I type a word.

But when doing search on the Libraries such as in my work folder (ie. Libraries > Documents > Work Folder), that's where the search top right bar doesn't do anything, even if I type a correct filename.


Attached Files
File Type: pdf Windows Search Troubleshooter result.pdf (67.6 KB, 2 views)
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28 May 2013   #14
gregrocker

 

In Control panel>Programs under Features turn off the Search service. Reboot to turn it back on.

Type Index in Start search box, choose Indexing Options to specify the drives you want searched including any external drives when plugged in. It is sometimes necessary to Rebuild Index if it falters.

Is this the original factory preinstalled Win7, as that is a corrupt install to begin with larded with bloatware and duplicate utilities that have better versions built into Win7. You'll get much better performance and no problems like this with a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

At the minimum I'd Clean Up Factory Bloatware to relieve problems and improve performance.

You can also go over your install with Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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16 Mar 2015   #15
PaulS46

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit/Windows 7 Utlimate bit
 
 
This works: Error 1613

Since this thread still shows up in Google searches, I decided to post a solution that actually works!

Remove the Windows Search feature using "Turn Windows Features On or Off" (Programs and Features panel).
Reboot the computer.

Re-install the Windows Search feature again using "Turn Windows Features on or off".
Reboot the computer.
Let the Search Index rebuild.
Try the search now.
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