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macswitcha2
Aug 7, 2012, 10:28 AM
I've noticed that spotlight has been indexing my HD for a a couple of days now. What gives?



mrapplegate
Aug 7, 2012, 10:34 AM
I've noticed that spotlight has been indexing my HD for a a couple of days now. What gives?

Did you try turning it off and back on again?

SawceBaws
Sep 30, 2012, 11:04 AM
any news on this?

sososowhat
Oct 1, 2012, 01:20 AM
I'm having a similar problem (& posted a similar thread later Sunday, so far with no replies). For me it doesn't get beyond Estimating Time, and the system log shows mdworker crashing. Are your symptoms similar?

Spider.Pig
Oct 3, 2012, 10:31 AM
I'm having the same problem. Its been happening for the past 10 days. I will be taking it to the Apple store next wednesday to sort this and a few other hardware problems.

Spider.Pig
Oct 3, 2012, 01:38 PM
I managed to solve this problem. I did a clean install of Lion and its stopped indexing. The First time I booted after installation the spotlight started indexing for a few minutes and then it finished it.

3bs
Jan 10, 2013, 06:21 PM
As far as I know after upgrading to 10.8.2 from 10.7.5 it finished indexing just fine but now from time to time whenever I go to do a spotlight search I notice it's indexing for a few seconds and stops. Any ideas why or how to stop this? It's been about a week since I upgraded.

Philippe Carino
Mar 17, 2013, 03:12 PM
As far as I know after upgrading to 10.8.2 from 10.7.5 it finished indexing just fine but now from time to time whenever I go to do a spotlight search I notice it's indexing for a few seconds and stops. Any ideas why or how to stop this? It's been about a week since I upgraded.

Do you mean upgrading to Mountain Lion solves this out?

Thanks in advance for your kind feedback.

Cheers,

Philippe

3bs
Mar 17, 2013, 09:21 PM
Do you mean upgrading to Mountain Lion solves this out?

Thanks in advance for your kind feedback.

Cheers,

Philippe

No it seems to have caused it in my case.