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Windows 7: Search index access failure events

18 May 2014   #1

windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
Search index access failure events

Event Viewer lists 14,737 warning events stating:

The content source <ONEINDEX14://{S-1-5-.....}/> cannot be accessed **

Context: Windows Application, SystemIndex Catalog

(HRESULT : 0x80004005) (0x80004005)

**(.....denotes some text deleted)

These events date back to just a few days after I installed an SSD. This is significant because at that time, I created a 'Scratch' partition on a mechanical drive to accommodate system temp files, etc. This included the search index.

I've noticed that indexing has been a bit quirky, but only now looked into it. Indexing Options|shows just under 300, 000 files are indexed. I guess that's about right, since Everything Search lists just over 400,000.

Any ideas on how to correct the index access issues?


Edit: After researching, I've deleted the SID in the Registry key noted above (<ONEINDEX14:... ) and am rebuilding the index. I'll post back after enough time has passed to verify the error has or has not continued.

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19 May 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro

For anyone else who comes across this by google,

Here is the tutorial for rebuilding search index.

Index - Rebuild
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25 May 2014   #3

windows 7 Pro 64 Bit

Update: This may be related to One Note. I removed it from Search Locations about a week ago and no errors (warnings) have reappeared whereas they used to show up every 3 days or so. I'll post back to verify.

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