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Indexing Service - Windows XP Service

Indexes contents and properties of files on local and remote computers; provides rapid access to files through flexible querying language.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Indexing Service
Service name:CiSvc
Type:interact
Path:%WinDir%\system32\cisvc.exe
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The Indexing Service can interact with the desktop, receiving input from users. If the Indexing Service fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the CiSvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Indexing Service will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Indexing Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreIndexingServiceWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the cisvc.exe file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.