Tuesday, June 19, 2012

PDF iFilter - Error "The file Exists"

Issue:- While crawling .pdf documents, some documents are crawled successfully and some are not. This can happen for either Adobe PDF iFilter or FoxIt PDF iFilter.

Error:- "The file Exists. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070050)".

Resolution:-
In case you are using Adobe PDF iFilter, follow below steps.

1.  Change the Registry key for ‘Default’ under \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\Setup\ContentIndexCommon\Filters\Extension to “{E8978DA6-047F-4E3D-9C78-CDBE46041603}”
a.  Perform net stop osearch14
b.  Net start osearch14
In case you are using FoxIt PDF iFilter, Follow below steps.

1. Change the Registry key for ‘Default’ under \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\Setup\ContentIndexCommon\Filters\Extension to“{987f8d1a-26e6-4554-b007-6b20e2680632}”,
a. Perform net stop osearch14
b. Net start osearch14

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