Extending Language Resources for Indexing Service


Indexing Service is no longer supported as of Windows XP and is unavailable for use as of Windows 8. Instead, use Windows Search for client side search and Microsoft Search Server Express for server side search.


Indexing Service uses language resources such as word breakers and stemmers to break text in its native locale during index creation and query processing. Microsoft provides word breakers and stemmers for a number of languages.

This section describes how to implement and use custom word breakers and stemmers for languages and locales not provided for by Microsoft. This section contains the following topics: