How to fix Outlook Stop Indexing and Search Result Incomplete Issue After June 2017 Updates?

Some of the Outlook users must be aware of the issues like Outlook Search not working, Outlook Stop Indexing and Search Result Incomplete Issue.

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Yes, These are the most common issue which Outlook users face update but this issue came into limelight after the June 2017 Security Updates for Outlook and Windows.  Actually, it is not the Outlook Search problem but there have been numerous Outlook issues reported after the July update.

You can check out the article which Microsoft has released

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Outlook-known-issues-in-the-June-2017-security-updates-3f6dbffd-8505-492d-b19f-b3b89369ed9b?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1 rel=”nofollow”

But the most frequent error is Outlook stop Indexing” So in this blog, I have mainly discussed the easy technique to resolve Outlook Stop Indexing. You just have to give a few mins read to this blog and yes at the end of the blog you will be able to fix Search Result Incomplete Issue.

Introduction

In early June, Microsoft has identified an issue with an update for Outlook. Outlook users encounter a fails when they search for messages, You get the incomplete results, or a with a message “something went wrong ” when you try to search for messages. This update has brought the fire on the internet.  All the technical forums have been overloaded with this issue. and people still could not get the right fix.

So for the user’s ease, I came up with this blog to fix the issues like

  1. Error: Outlook Search Not working
  2. Something went wrong
  3. Search results may be incomplete because items are still being indexed,

Lots of Clients all over the world reporting that after installing Microsoft’s June 2017 updates, searching for email using Outlook is broken.

After the updates, When you do a search in Outlook, instead of instantly showing the results, it pops up :

Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed.

Or

Search results may be incomplete because items are still being indexed. 

I have already written the blog to resolve Outlook Search Issue. There you will get all the solutions to get rid of all the  Outlook Search Problem.

To fix the issue Search results may be incomplete because items are still being indexed, follow the below steps 

  1. Rebuild index
  2. Disable Windows Search
  3. Uninstall the problematic update

For the detailed steps Rebuild index, and Disable Windows Search.

you can check out the blog to fix Outlook search problem  

The main updates which were solely responsible for this major problem are  

To uninstall the update, follow the below steps

Step 1) Open Control Panel,

Step 2) Go to Programs > View installed updates, and find the update listed above.

Step 3) click Uninstall button.

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Once the update is uninstalled just restart the computer.

If you use Window Service Update Service to distribute Windows Updates, then you can mark the update for removal in Window Service Update Service so the update can be removed automatically next time when the user’s computer goes online and checks Window Service Update Service for new updates.

There are chances, that you may still need to rebuild the index after uninstalling the update. You basically need to rebuild when Outlook still there are a number of items left being indexed.

Hope with this blog you are able to fix Outlook Stop Indexing and Search Result Incomplete Issue After June 2017 Updates.