Error Detail:

The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Administration.SPSearchJobDefinition (ID 43fe4056-bda9-42cc-8244-044eef59ae74) threw an exception. More information is included below.

The device is not ready.


This error is causing because of “SharePoint Foundation Search Refresh” is failed.

This can be checked by navigating following

Start >> Programs >> Microsoft Sharepoint Products >> Sharepoint Central Administration

Monitoring (At left pane)

Review Job definition (Under Timer Jobs)

Click on Share Point Foundation Search Refresh

If sharepoint service is not used, simply disable it by clicking disable button


To fix the problem,  SharePoint service installation needs to be re installed by following these steps

Run the microsoft SharePoint Foundation Setup wizard and select the “Repair” and “click” on continue

after finish, restart the server and enable “Sharepoint Foundation Search Refresh” from Central Administration.

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