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FamilySearch Indexing: Startup Error: java.lang.ClassNotFound...

Postby clayjm » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:24 pm

I fixed a problem on a Family History Center running Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 3...

Click on desktop shortcut for "FamilySearch Indexing"...

Startup Error

An error has occurred during startup:

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.familysearch.indexing.launcher.Launcher
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at com.exe4j.runtime.LauncherEngine.launch(Unknown Source)
at com.exe4j.runtime.WinLauncher.main(Unknown Source)
at com.install4j.runtime.launcher.WinLauncher.main(Unknown Source)


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I uninstalled FamilySearch Indexing, downloaded Indexing_windows_3_7_11.exe from https://indexing.familysearch.org and installed it. Worked fine after that.


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Postby JamesAnderson » Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:36 am

That is true, several software updates were made at the same time they moved the infrastructure and backend software to new servers at the Church's farm in northern Virginia. Previously, it was in a small data center in Lindon Utah, but the number of indexers and amount of work done meant they were maxed out on capacity there, hence the upgrades.

All installations of Indexing need to be upgraded to 3.7.11. Last version before the move was 3.7.8.

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Re: FamilySearch Indexing: Startup Error: java.lang.ClassNotFound...

Postby juanjose08 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:09 pm

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.familysearch.indexing.launcher.Launcher
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at com.exe4j.runtime.LauncherEngine.launch(Unknown Source)
at com.exe4j.runtime.WinLauncher.main(Unknown Source)
at com.install4j.runtime.launcher.WinLauncher.main(Unknown Source)
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Re: FamilySearch Indexing: Startup Error: java.lang.ClassNotFound...

Postby jclappertonallen » Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:31 am

I have the same problem as juanjose08. My HP computer runs Windows 10. I get the error whether I download from Chrome or IE. Any suggestions/fixes for this would be greatly appreciated so I can help with the indexing. I've gotten so much info from familysearch.org and indexing is to be my way of saying "thank you".

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Re: FamilySearch Indexing: Startup Error: java.lang.ClassNotFound...

Postby TXPioneer » Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:39 pm

I finally got mine installed from this page: https://familysearch.org/indexing/get-started-indexer However that was on a mac under OS/X. Had issues with HP elite revolve 810 under windows 10.

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Re: FamilySearch Indexing: Startup Error: java.lang.ClassNotFound...

Postby kadesmith » Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:14 am

I was having the same issue on Windows 10. I had to COMPLETELY remove family search from my machine then re-install to get past this error. Steps I took:

1. Uninstall Family search indexing app by clicking on the file at "C:\Program Files (x86)\FamilySearch Indexing\indexing.familysearch.org\uninstall" through the folder file explorer.
2. Delete the folder "C:\Program Files (x86)\FamilySearch Indexing"
3. Download and install FamilySearch Indexing from the website.


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