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Exception from HRESULT: 0x80042019

An error message containing the error code 0x80042019 indicates an issue with searching OneNote pages for tags or text. The OneNote Tagging Kit uses the Windows Search service to quickly find OneNote pages. If regular search in OneNote (not in the Tagging Kit) does not work either, error 0x80042019 most likely has one of the following causes:
  • The Windows Search service is not running: To make sure that this service is configured properly and available, perform following steps:
    • Press Windows Key + R, type services.msc, and click OK.
    • In the services window which just opened, scroll down to Windows Search and check that the service is running and configured for automatic start as shown in the screen shot below
  • If the Windows Search service is not running, or not configured for automatic start, right mouse click the service and select the Properties action. Make sure the service is configured as shown in the screenshot below and finally start the service by pressing the Start button:
  • The OneNote search index is corrupted: To repair the index please, try the fixes discussed in OneNote search broken

Last edited Nov 3, 2014 at 3:16 PM by WetHat, version 3