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Android Question

Android Studio not starting: Fatal error initializing 'com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndex

I just installed Android Studio, and now when I am starting it is giving me this error. Can anyone please help me resolve it.

Internal error. Please report to http://code.google.com/p/android/issues

java.lang.RuntimeException: com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$StartupAbortedException: Fatal error initializing 'com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndex'
at com.intellij.idea.IdeaApplication.run(IdeaApplication.java:159)
at com.intellij.idea.MainImpl$1$1$1.run(MainImpl.java:46)
at java.awt.event.InvocationEvent.dispatch(InvocationEvent.java:311)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEventImpl(EventQueue.java:744)
at java.awt.EventQueue.access$400(EventQueue.java:97)
at java.awt.EventQueue$3.run(EventQueue.java:697)
at java.awt.EventQueue$3.run(EventQueue.java:691)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.security.ProtectionDomain$1.doIntersectionPrivilege(ProtectionDomain.java:75)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(EventQueue.java:714)
at com.intellij.ide.IdeEventQueue.defaultDispatchEvent(IdeEventQueue.java:697)
at com.intellij.ide.IdeEventQueue._dispatchEvent(IdeEventQueue.java:524)
at com.intellij.ide.IdeEventQueue.dispatchEvent(IdeEventQueue.java:335)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(EventDispatchThread.java:201)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(EventDispatchThread.java:116)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(EventDispatchThread.java:105)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:101)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:93)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.run(EventDispatchThread.java:82)
Caused by: com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$StartupAbortedException: Fatal error initializing 'com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndex'
at com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager.handleComponentError(PluginManager.java:244)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.PlatformComponentManagerImpl.handleInitComponentError(PlatformComponentManagerImpl.java:39)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl$ComponentConfigComponentAdapter$1.getComponentInstance(ComponentManagerImpl.java:570)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl$ComponentConfigComponentAdapter.getComponentInstance(ComponentManagerImpl.java:590)
at com.intellij.util.pico.DefaultPicoContainer.getLocalInstance(DefaultPicoContainer.java:225)
at com.intellij.util.pico.DefaultPicoContainer.getInstance(DefaultPicoContainer.java:212)
at com.intellij.util.pico.DefaultPicoContainer.getComponentInstance(DefaultPicoContainer.java:199)
at org.picocontainer.alternatives.AbstractDelegatingMutablePicoContainer.getComponentInstance(AbstractDelegatingMutablePicoContainer.java:75)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl.createComponent(ComponentManagerImpl.java:121)
at com.intellij.openapi.application.impl.ApplicationImpl.createComponent(ApplicationImpl.java:371)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl.createComponents(ComponentManagerImpl.java:112)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl.init(ComponentManagerImpl.java:89)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.stores.ApplicationStoreImpl.load(ApplicationStoreImpl.java:87)
at com.intellij.openapi.application.impl.ApplicationImpl.load(ApplicationImpl.java:508)
at com.intellij.idea.IdeaApplication.run(IdeaApplication.java:151)
... 18 more
Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\Users\UserName\.AndroidStudio\system\index\todoindex\TodoIndex.ver (The system cannot find the path specified)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndexImpl.initExtensions(FileBasedIndexImpl.java:332)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndexImpl.initComponent(FileBasedIndexImpl.java:359)
at com.intellij.openapi.components.impl.ComponentManagerImpl$ComponentConfigComponentAdapter$1.getComponentInstance(ComponentManagerImpl.java:548)
... 30 more
Caused by: java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\Users\UserName\.AndroidStudio\system\index\todoindex\TodoIndex.ver (The system cannot find the path specified)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:213)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:162)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.IndexInfrastructure$1.execute(IndexInfrastructure.java:95)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.IndexInfrastructure$1.execute(IndexInfrastructure.java:90)
at com.intellij.openapi.util.io.FileUtilRt.doIOOperation(FileUtilRt.java:517)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.IndexInfrastructure.rewriteVersion(IndexInfrastructure.java:90)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndexImpl.registerIndexer(FileBasedIndexImpl.java:390)
at com.intellij.util.indexing.FileBasedIndexImpl.initExtensions(FileBasedIndexImpl.java:290)
... 32 more

Answer

There was a similar issue posted on Androids open source bug tracker: https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=74458

The solution was to restart your computer. Try this and see if it works.