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Clear Crawl Contents

Posted by Paul on May 12, 2014

In this article we can explore how to clear the crawled contents.

When we need to Clear Contents?

We need to clear contents on:

  1. Starting a new search content index store
  2. Remove unwanted or obsolete search content

How to perform Clear?

We can use the Central administration > Reset Index page to perform the same.


Following are the steps involved.

Open Central Administration > Manage service applications


Click on the Search Service Application


Click on the Index Reset link


In the appearing page choose Reset Now button


There you are! The index database is cleared.


You won’t get any results while you search.



In this post we have explored how to clear the indexed search contents.


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