Outlook freezes trying to search

My Outlook (2007) froze trying to search in any folder, even an empty one 😦

Problem:

Windows Search Service (Windows 7)

Event Log Error:

The plug-in in <Search.TripoliIndexer> cannot be initialized

Solution:

Start Windows Search Service (it was stopped, I don’t why 😦 ). However, I couldn’t do it straigh forward and first I had to set the value from 1 to 0 for the next registry entry :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Search\SetupCompleted

After set that entry to 0, I tryied to start the service and it works fine. That entry automatically is set up to 1 again.

I hope it helps.

PS: My fount of inspiration was the next forum discussion:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/e286be80-ed7e-4026-b6b7-d512ff642db5

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Posted on May 22, 2012, in Outlook and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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