In my attempt to recover from a database restore to a new server I was able to get most of the functionality to work with the data that was in my restore. However Search service was not able to get connected and since it was a new install there should
not have been much in the search database so it was not important enough to try and figure out the issue. So, I stopped the Foundation search service with no problem and then tried to stop the search service and it gave me the following
message stating :
Removing the search service from a server must be done within the context of a search service application. To temporarily reclaim resources used by the search service, Vist the Content Sources page and select "Pause all Crawls." To unprovision
the search service from this machine, modify the topology of each search service application and remove all components from this server. Click OK to go to the Manage Service Applications page where you can select a Search Service Application to Configure.
deleted the service app and tried to reinstall the search service since this was a new install to begin with however I could never get the regular service to start correctly.
However there was no search service installed in the services section. It would not allow me to stop the service which is under the Ce
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