windows search catalog is corrupt


  • Serverinformation: W2008R2 with role fileservices and windows search

    i get error messages
    id7042-windows search problems... the catalog is corrupt
    id7040 corrupt files where found
    id 1008 start windows search remove old search index......
    the server rebuild the index any time.

    i deleted the old index, removed and installed the server roles again, but the error was not eliminated. what can i do?.


    • Edited by errorkey Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:57 AM
    Monday, July 25, 2011 1:01 PM

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  • please see this Kb
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011 7:15 AM
  • c:\programdata\microsoft was already excluded by virus scan and backup. thats not the solution. thanks for your reply.
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:56 AM
  • Hi,


    Please try to run System File Checker to scan and repair the system files. For the detailed information, please refer to the following Microsoft KB article:


    How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7


    After that, try to manually rebuild the index to check the result. For more information, please refer to the following Microsoft TechNet article:


    Event ID 7040 — Windows Search Service Integrity



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    Wednesday, July 27, 2011 2:55 AM
  • i've run SFC and rebuild the index, but the problem is not eliminate.
    Friday, July 29, 2011 4:37 PM