I got this error in Event Viewer

The Windows Search Service has failed to create the new search index. Internal error <4, 0x8004117f, Failed to add project: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Projects>.

EventID: 1006
Level: Error
Task Category: Search service
Source: Search

At the same time, this error also occurs:

The Windows Search Service cannot open the Jet property store.

Details: 0x%08x (0x8004117f - The content index server cannot update or access information because of a database error. Stop and restart the search service. If the problem persists, reset and recrawl the content index. In some cases it may be necessary to delete and recreate the content index. (HRESULT : 0x8004117f))

EventID: 9000
Level: Error
Task Category: Gatherer
Source: Search

What can I do ?

1 Answer 1


I've tested the solution here and it has worked

Basically, you need update the Intel Rapid Storage Technology software to latest version from the intel site

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