homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.166.100.8
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: bill

Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System Forum

    
Has anyone yet figured out how to BACKUP & RESTORE the Windows 7 INDEX
Windows 7 Index, indexer, backup, restore
donna130




msg:4228072
 4:09 pm on Nov 8, 2010 (gmt 0)

Has anyone figured out yet how to BACKUP & RESTORE the Windows 7 INDEX? I read everywhere people struggling with indexes clearing and starting back at zero (which can take days to rebuild). This can happen with reg cleaners or defraggers apparently.

As you may or may not know, here's the locations:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Windows.edb

and this seems to be the approximate location within the registry:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Search\Indexer

Within the particular Windows (bolded above) folder, besides windows.edb, there are many other files. I don't want to touch them obviously, so would love to find out which file or files is "the one/s" to BACKUP....and then, if there's ever a clear back to zero, if we can just do a RESTORE by replacing those particular files.

Thanks for your help. I think it's something everyone can benefit from. Kind regards.

 

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved