.      How to articles       Windows Services       Group Policy             Donate        
Computer step by step

How to Start/Stop Windows Search service

Service name: WSearch

Display name: Windows Search


Provides content indexing, property caching, and search results for files, e-mail, and other content.

Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe /Embedding

Locate Windows Search service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Search service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Search service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter