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Windows 7: Indexing service causing freeze ups

27 Oct 2009   #1
Dreams

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Indexing service causing freeze ups

Windows Indexing Service has been wreaking havoc on my system. Everytime a program, such as Directory Opus, accessed the indexing service my system would freeze. I had to reboot to get it unstuck again. Directory Opus wasn't the only program...working in Digital Juice or Photo Paint would cause the same system lock up. After deactivating the indexing service the system stopped freezing. I remember I had the same problem with Vista Ultimate x64 as well.

Keith


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27 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dreams View Post
Windows Indexing Service has been wreaking havoc on my system. Everytime a program, such as Directory Opus, accessed the indexing service my system would freeze. I had to reboot to get it unstuck again. Directory Opus wasn't the only program...working in Digital Juice or Photo Paint would cause the same system lock up. After deactivating the indexing service the system stopped freezing. I remember I had the same problem with Vista Ultimate x64 as well.

Keith

Keith

We are going to need tons of info before we can do you any good

system specs, clean install or upgrade, 32 or 64

Thats just to start

Ken
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27 Oct 2009   #3
Dreams

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sorry dude.

I'm using Windows 7 Professional x64...clean install.

CPU...Intel Q9300
Motherboard...MSI P7N Platinum
RAM...Kingston 4x 2GB PC2-6400
Video Card...nVidia 8800GT
HD...Seagate SATA 1x 320GB, 2x 500GB
PSU...BeQuiet Dark Power Pro 530 watt

But like I stated above...when I deactivated Windows Indexing Service, the freezes stopped. I hope it stays that way.

Keith
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27 Oct 2009   #4
Robogenisis

Windows XP Pro, Windows Vista Business, Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I can second this claim with Windows 7 Home Premium (x64).
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27 Oct 2009   #5
bacardee

Windows 7
 
 

In your indexing options, what directories is the indexer set to index? By default it should just be start menu and your libraries
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27 Oct 2009   #6
Dreams

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bacardee View Post
In your indexing options, what directories is the indexer set to index? By default it should just be start menu and your libraries
I don't know. After I deactivated the service it dosen't show what was indexed. I performed a stress test...started several hungry programs and the media player simultaniously with zero freeze ups. Like I mentioned, I also had this problem when I first bought and installed Vista...after finding and implementing the solution from the net the problem went away.
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