Fix SystemIndex.2.Crwl Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing SystemIndex.2.Crwl files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent SystemIndex.2.Crwl file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

SystemIndex.2.Crwl file Windows Search Crawl Data. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of SystemIndex.2.Crwl related errors on your device. You can also download SystemIndex.2.Crwl file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename SystemIndex.2.Crwl
File extension CRWL
Type Data
Description Windows Search Crawl Data
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
File size 1140
Oldest file 2017-05-10
Latest file 2017-05-10

There are various types of errors related to SystemIndex.2.Crwl file. SystemIndex.2.Crwl file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to SystemIndex.2.Crwl file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl is corrupted
  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - SystemIndex.2.Crwl
  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl file error
  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register SystemIndex.2.Crwl file:
  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl file could not be loaded
  • SystemIndex.2.Crwl file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because SystemIndex.2.Crwl file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to SystemIndex.2.Crwl can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing SystemIndex.2.Crwl file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

SystemIndex.2.Crwl file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with SystemIndex.2.Crwl file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to SystemIndex.2.Crwl file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of SystemIndex.2.Crwl or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to SystemIndex.2.Crwl file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the SystemIndex.2.Crwl file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the SystemIndex.2.Crwl file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the SystemIndex.2.Crwl file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace SystemIndex.2.Crwl file

The last solution is to manually download and replace SystemIndex.2.Crwl file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded SystemIndex.2.Crwl file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of SystemIndex.2.Crwl file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\GatherLogs\SystemIndex\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your SystemIndex.2.Crwl file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename SystemIndex.2.Crwl
System Windows 10
File size 418 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3ec566b0db09a175840dc8dcfb60b77d
SHA1 22a8a153538593f82079d29a758b3e2c2154737b
SHA256 d976191e15cfd534e39d18fb1793763f8252899e2e4b9f452a4ed84427def919
CRC32 5a8014e8
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\GatherLogs\SystemIndex\
Filename SystemIndex.2.Crwl
System Windows 7
File size 1140 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 6303d74e0ab4a967d0f962a170bc2f72
SHA1 afb9828daf91ea1c3452602e9fbf720dda2b7f9c
SHA256 667d17130382813375c8c49d3afcc46e5f89b62dacd5ab540b914865a4557706
CRC32 d079b8df
Example file location ---
Filename SystemIndex.2.Crwl
System Windows Vista
File size 546 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 934f8cc4162106ad3b369cb03b867f5a
SHA1 7c6b4c740962a1b10bd5863d882a6a1f99ba96ef
SHA256 75031df0ce45417a99e62956478e913635e082f5730bf59ccb36cee05dae22bd
CRC32 e263d2cf
Example file location ---
Filename SystemIndex.2.Crwl
System Windows 8
File size 418 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3ec566b0db09a175840dc8dcfb60b77d
SHA1 22a8a153538593f82079d29a758b3e2c2154737b
SHA256 d976191e15cfd534e39d18fb1793763f8252899e2e4b9f452a4ed84427def919
CRC32 5a8014e8
Example file location ---