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How to Start/Stop
Indexing Service
Description Services Regedit Back CMD Msconfig
Service name: CiSvc
Display name: Indexing Service

Description:
Indexes contents and properties of files on local and remote computers; provides rapid access to files
through flexible querying language.

Path to executable:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
Type services.msc and press Enter
Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Indexing Service from Services.msc
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Locate Indexing Service observe his current status and open to make changes.
From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Indexing Service.

To finish press ok button and close Services window
Type regedit and press Enter
Regedit:          
This method shows you how to change Startup type of Indexing Service from Registry Editor.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Double click on Start and edit the value:

Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2
Manual - 3
Disabled - 4
Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window
, select Paste and press Enter

To Start Indexing Service:

net start CiSvc

Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.

To Stop Indexing Service:

net stop CiSvc

To change Startup type:

Automatic:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\CiSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
CMD:          
This method shows you how to Start/Stop and change Startup type of Indexing Service from
Command Prompt.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Msconfig:          
This method shows you how to prevent Indexing Service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration (msconfig.exe).
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Write msconfig and press Enter
In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Indexing Service.
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish.  
Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart.  
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Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by
using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CiSvc and locate
Start registry key
Type cmd and press ok