I am running Windows XP X64 and get the following error:

The protocol handler Search.Mapi2Handler.1 cannot be loaded.

I solve it installing the correct version of the Windows Desktop Search on:

I hope this work for the rest

Re: Windows Desktop Search Development Search.Mapi2Handler.1 Error


Nice find. Clicking on MS Help from the Event Viewer didn't show this solution. -Thanks

Actually, I was getting spurious printer errors (HP2420). TroubleShooter for Printers didn't

even know which way to aim :-) Useless. So I queried the EventViewer and found the

errors related to Desktop search.

<sigh> Installing this update didn't help. Search restarted, and immediately got the error again.

The easiest thing for me was just to disable "Windows Search" service.