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Windows 7: Index - Rebuild

30 Jan 2014   #10

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bootsmom View Post
Hi again Shawn. I do believe I've found the problem: saw it online somewhere. I use CCleaner regularly, and on the applications tab down at the bottom in the "Windows" section, I removed the checkmark for "MS Search". Apparently that will now stop wiping out my index.... "we hope". I shall report back in a couple weeks, see if it did !
Hello bootsmom,

Ah, yep that would wipe the index with "MS Search" checked in CCleaner. Thank you for posting back with your findings.

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31 Jan 2014   #11

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

I just updated CCleaner and found that 'MS Search' was NOT selected, so that's good news. In the posting I found online recently, the poster suggested that 'MS Search' might be ticked by default... that has not been my experience anyway. so : YAY !

thanks Shawn

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07 Feb 2015   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well this is very disconcerting I do browse the log on occasion & noticed the index corrupted on my Win 7 laptop & rebuilding, mostly after restart. Perhaps because I usually run CCleaner before shutdown/restart. Both on Win 7 desktop & laptop the "MS Search" option was ticked by default. Have been running CCleaner for years, wonder why I never noticed this before. Could be it has been rebuilding all this time?

Think I would have noticed it as did today. A search found microsoft technet thread but I couldn't really believe CCleaner was at fault so headed straight over to sevenforums & here it is.
Wonder if there's any other landmines in CCleaner I'm unaware of? Probably.

On another note:
Hi Shawn,
what about the Modify option. Would I want to select any of the other locations? Local Disk (C), backup (D), etc.

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07 Feb 2015   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello newpgm,

If you like. The "Modify" section is for what locations (folders/drives) you want included in the index.
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21 Nov 2015   #14

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

Hi, Brink, be in brink of health
Is this indexing the same, while checking with chkdsk command. It found some corrupted indexing file, it auto post those as recovering orphaned etc etc before completing the indexing part.
Is it the same indexing done outside, if you do indexing thro computer panel.
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