indexing service not in list in windows7

indexing service not in list in windows7
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As in not listed in the Services?

It would be "Windows Search" in Windows 7.....


"Provides content indexing, property caching, and search results for files, e-mail, and other content."
Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network ConsultantCommented:
its maybe not installed , go to control panel -> program and features -> click on turn features on or off -> select index service then click ok
durickAuthor Commented:
neither the indexing service nor windows search is listed as options in the windows features list
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Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network ConsultantCommented:
its possible was infected by virus because some viruses have same name of indexing and search services CISVC.EXE , can search for this file in your computer
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
@jordannet this is now windows search indexer

Windows Search C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe /Embedding automatic(delayed start) user localsystem
Pop the following into a CMD prompt.....

Report the results please....
reg query "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\WSearch">reg.txt
notepad reg.txt

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solved, hard drive crashed, replace drive install win 7 - it all works

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