SearchIndexer.exe crashing with the exception code of 0xc00000fd


This is an FYI post so others on the intertubes can find the answer quickly.


If you get this error:


Log Name: Application


Source: Application Error


Date: 4.11.2008 07:20:41


Event ID: 1000 Task Category: (100)


Level: Error


Keywords: Classic


User: N/A Computer: xxxxxxx


Description: Faulting application SearchIndexer.exe, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0x4549b667, faulting module mssrch.dll, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0x4549bd4b, exception code 0xc00000fd, fault offset 0x00003f8f…


Open up Wercon and if it looks like this:


Product


Microsoft Windows Search Indexer


Problem


Stopped working


Date


4/21/2008 8:30 AM


Status


Report Sent


Problem signature


Problem Event Name:  APPCRASH


Application Name:    SearchIndexer.exe


Application Version: 6.0.6000.16386


Application Timestamp:     4549b667


Fault Module Name:   mssrch.dll


Fault Module Version:      6.0.6000.16386


Fault Module Timestamp:    4549bd4b


Exception Code:      c00000fd


Exception Offset:    00007c4c


OS Version:   6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.4


Locale ID:    1033


Additional Information 1:  f790


Additional Information 2:  174183f92d554d49550d71425f227859


Additional Information 3:  efdd


Additional Information 4:  9c7dda392c8f13823238fe93325e6861


Extra information about the problem


Bucket ID:    349776197


Then you might be able to resolve this by:


A) Upgrading to Vista SP1


B) Install Windows Search 4 (which has now released): http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/desktopsearch/choose/windowssearch4.mspx


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Comments (1)

  1. JohnSpeikers says:

    Search Indexer errors have plagued me for nearly a month. I have tried src and now I’m doing verifier. Can’t track down the problem.