Error message when the Windows Search Indexer crashes on a Windows Vista-based Tablet PC that has Outlook installed: “Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed”
On a Windows Vista-based Tablet PC that has Microsoft Office Outlook installed, the Windows Search Indexer crashes. When this issue occurs, you receive the following error message:
Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed. A problem caused the application to stop working correctly. Windows will notify you if a solution is available.
When the Windows Search Indexer crashes, you cannot search in Outlook. In this situation, you must restart both the Windows Search Indexer and Outlook.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB952093.