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subh December 4, 2005 9:22 PM it drove me nuts. Anyway, there are a number of techniques all outlined below that have proven to be handy for individuals faced with the same problem as you. I followed the solution that pleschi and the others suggested about opening "ADD REMOVE PROGRAMS" then "ADD REMOVE WINDOWS COMPONENTS" and then deactiving "INDEXING SERVICES", my problem is that after I This system process indexing and updates lists of the files on your system, so you can search for them quickly, but it's completely unnecessary.]] Indexing Service [[This service always has been why not find out more

Thanks loads. The Tip Jar: Buy Leo a Latte! EXE errors, such as those associated with cidaemon.exe, most often occur during computer startup, program startup, or while trying to use a specific function in your program (eg. This is a positive indication of a virus, in which case, there are a number of things that I recommend you do to rectify it, all of which I have explained

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  8. it's installed at %AppData%\Local\Temp\iswizard05\cidaemon.exe Looks like some kind of trojan, I don't know.
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Norton Rescue Boot indicated "cidaemon.exe made 250 modifications to your computer". Cidaemon is the "Content Indexing Daemon", which is a background process that builds a fast search index of the files on your computer. I had already figured out that stopping & disabling the Indexing Service, knowing that I had Google Desktop anyway, would (and did) kill the error but I didn't want to uninstall/reinstall It uses a large CPU % when the computer is idle, but should not be right-out deleted.

Click here to join today! It may tie up too much of your system's resources on slower computers. Don't forget to use search > regedit. More about the author However it is not a virus not spyware.

DO NOT hit ENTER yet! Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Virus or malware infection that has corrupted the cidaemon.exe file or related NT Server 5.0 Beta1 program files. It's never advisable to simple turn off anything Windows developers include with your system without first finding out why the problem exists and how to repair it.

Keep it up. Yami aka Antichrist it takes 50% or more cpu usage Ajay It is an indexing service by Microsoft but it is not neccessary . When I removed it everything ran smoothly but it came back within minutes. The good news is that you can often update the device driver to fix the EXE problem.

The Windows Update dialog box will appear. this contact form Thus, any executable files that you download to your PC should be scanned for viruses before opening - even if you think it is from a reputable source. NT Server 5.0 Beta1) under the Name column. So, I figure that's what it's still doing. (Plus, my machine's an old spare Pentium II, so I figure it would eat a lot of CPU cycles.) But like the prior

Tip: If you are positive that your EXE error is related to a specific Microsoft program, uninstalling and reinstalling your cidaemon.exe-related program will likely be the solution to your problem. You will be prompted with a permission dialog box. Other programs that you frequently use such Microsoft Office, Firefox, Chrome, Live Messenger, and hundreds of other programs are not cleaned up with Disk Cleanup (including some Microsoft programs). http://pdctoday.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-windows-ip-configuration-an-internal-error-occurred.php Melissa Windows background service.

I have been trying for 2 days straight to remove all of them to no avail. A black box will open with a blinking cursor. Diogo It appears to be using 50% CPU time and might be causing problems with Outlook emails (such as blank messages).

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Follow the on-screen directions to complete the uninstallation of your cidaemon.exe-associated program. Looks like it has something to do with BitCoinMiner-CA. Click Programs. Check This Out We do not guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved.

click: ok After doing this i went back to task manager and it was gone. Reinstalling Windows will erase everything from your hard drive, allowing you to start again with a fresh system. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. The memory locations vary and the error indicates that the the memory could not "read" and in some cases "write".

Without that i tried stopping indexing services but it got stuck. It creates acr*.tmp files in my C:WINDOWS\TEMP| folder. but where did the cidaemon go? Causes of Cidaemon.exe Errors The causes of these errors are numerous, but the one constant you can be sure of is that it will only occur while the Indexing Service is

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