Problem: Dr. Watson error when attempting to build geocode index files


The Index Builder process (aimsindxb.exe) may get interrupted when attempting to create the two ArcIMS geocoding index files (*.xrf and *.gci) on very large data sets.

The process will be abandoned by the system, which will report an error via Dr. Watson.


Anti-virus software running on your computer may determine that the aimsindxb.exe process is a threat to the system and, therefore, proceeds to shut down the process.

Solution or Workaround

Disable the anti-virus software for the duration of the aimsindxb.exe process.