XPlite can uninstall Indexing Service, re-install or repair Indexing Service on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Indexing Service Indexing Service

Locates, indexes, and updates documents to provide fast full-text searching

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In XPlite Professional you can find Indexing Service under the group titled Server Components Server Components.

Install Indexing Service:

Indexing Service is a stand-alone component. The function of Indexing Service does not rely on any other XPlite Professional components and removing other components in XPlite Professional should not influence Indexing Service.

Uninstall Indexing Service:

The following components are dependent on Indexing Service. If you remove Indexing Service from your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to uninstall the following components:


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Indexing Service and reinstall to repair Indexing Service on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2000 Professional: orig, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for Indexing Service

Of 2071 sampled Windows XP users, 1152 left Indexing Service installed and 919 people uninstalled Indexing Service from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 94 left Indexing Service installed and 150 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 149 users (advanced features hidden or incomplete log data).

Pro Users can help us collect these removal statistics.

  1. In XPlite or 2000lite press XPlite properties button to access preferences.
  2. Ensure logging is on.
  3. Check "Send component state data when checking for upgrades" on the Preferences tab.
  4. Using the Check for Upgrades button on the About tab.

The information sent is the last block only of component installation state data - you can see this in the log as "option=1" or "option=0". No personal information is conveyed.

This option is available in the Free Trial Version of XPlite and also as part of XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Indexing Service is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Indexing Service is avalable as option in XPlite Free TrialTrial