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event id 2424 Windows SharePoint Services 3 Search

Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I keep getting this event in my event viewer, i think something the previous admin was working onI am not using sharepoint on this server, i just want to stop the error from appearing.

   Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Windows SharePoint Services 3 Search
Event Category:      Gatherer
Event ID:      2424
Date:            8/13/2007
Time:            3:21:10 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      Fileserv01
The update cannot be started because the content sources cannot be accessed. Fix the errors and try the update again.

Context: Application 'Search', Catalog 'index file on the search server Search'

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Hi there,

I also facing the same problem but this time it is on Windows Server 2008 x64 + MOSS 2007 SP1,

on the registry key, i couldn't find the AllowNetworkService ?


I found that I also had to delete the associated SQL database for the search service in order to restart the service after this procedure. Upon restrt of the service it rebuilt the database.
I had the same problem. The issue was that my account in Active Directory needed "refreshed". Try updating one of the properties for the account and then see if that corrects the problem. I believe the SID for the account is not correct.

If that does not fix your problem let me know, I have some other ideas.

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