Fix The Windows Search service is not installed error in Windows Server 2008 R2

If you use Windows Server 2008 R2 as work station for daily work. You might notice that outlook search very slow. This is because by default Windows Search Service is not enabled on windows server 2008 R2.


To enable Windows Search Service, follow these steps:

  1. Open Server Manager then go to Roles
  2. Click Add Role linkimage
  3. In Add Role Wizard select File Services and press Next


  4. In Add Role Services Wizard select Windows Search Service and press Next image
  5. Restart outlook. It might take a few hours for windows search service to index all mails.