F-Secure Automatic Updates causing issues with Windows SearchIndexer.exe
This article is applicable to the following F-Secure products: F-Secure Client, F-Secure Server Security F-Secure PSB Computer Protection and F-Secure PSB Server Protection
Windows SearchIndexer.exe is slowing down after F-Secure product receives security updates
F-Secure Virus Database engine updates should not interfere with the Windows Search Index component.
Follow these steps to troubleshoot issues related to Windows Search Index performance:
- Check what is the current windows.edb file size at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows. (Windows.edb is an index database of Windows Search service). If the file is too big, proceed to reduce the size.
- Try to rebuild the Windows Index
Note: As of 5th February 2020, a recent update by Microsoft to unify Windows and Bing have caused performance issues with the Windows Search function.
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