From: sanjacstudent14 on

"BK" wrote:

> Using Windows XP and Office 2007
> Have been using Windows Search Indexer successfully and love it. Now it
> seems to be in disrepair. It is continually "waiting to receive indexing
> status" and then I get an error message pop up that says "Microsoft Windows
> Search Indexer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry
> for the inconvenience."
> That cycle has been repeating itself for 24 hours. Any idea what's going
> on or how I can fix it?
> .

Rebuild the Windows Search Index.

Step 1: Stop and disable the Indexing Service
- Click Start, click Run, type services.msc and click OK.
- In the right pane, double-click "Indexing Service".
- Set the "Startup type" to Disabled and stop the service.
- Click OK.

Step 2: Rebuild the Windows Search Index
- Open the Control Panel and double-click "Indexing Options".
- Click Advanced and click Rebuild.
- Click OK.

Then, restart the computer to test the issue.