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What is searchprotocolhost.exe? SearchProtocolHost

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
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Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: Searchprotocolhost.exe is a Windows program. However its possible for it to become infected. EVEN IF A Anti-Virus program puts searchprotocolhost.exe in chest you still have the real one located in your system files.

searchprotocolhost.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 7.90%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB

Program Name MD5 Count
searchprotocolhost.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x705317ed49f42051956f9f4b85b151ad More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 5681 71641 77028 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xc4d506621fd339a8686bb6f7afa9a767 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 16 16 16 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x95bafa39c89690a6c9e6e09747406eff More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 42 642 709 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x0ea58db5b56791214d877438e307e9a3 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 1912 13242 13242 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x84eb6d7af73e10486135f1525168f9cf More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2881 21919 22740 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 184 3357 3635 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x71c0bc730dd4c12e49afc8463d7a69f2 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 185 3371 3767 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 563 6957 7772 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x4f963bcc5ae1c7b24dbc12fee1f7dfb3 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 3 3 11 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x4edfb7a6f5395644ff8699bbebcb1195 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 4 278 718 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xf2fe4f2c343cbaa884db06ce6d283477 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 108 1208 1374 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 46 555 600 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x5bbb37f90d9490ce6d8e527860ff53b5 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 13 542 564 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x6fbf569208f90adb4bf381c5af6003a3 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 10 116 160 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 425 3830 4272 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 573 4667 5312 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2 20 45 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x71c8d6794a8aafa96307644ea33822f7 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 37 395 419 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2 134 157 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 11338 129624 141213 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 72 791 954 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2712 37473 40940 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 85 680 766 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x98d0a8c3bf81774d76eaab5977b69ab3 More File Information 2/8/2016 Signed 585866 7516186 7858421 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x14b5d6506a366585f8d6b6097530f7f2 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 37137 400276 439831 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 90 615 739 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 17367 187826 215418 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 280 5138 5520 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 101670 1287345 1370200 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2195 35052 37140 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee More File Information 2/8/2016 Signed 939296 10920107 11651330 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xb32d42b7a7e2c2cf608e78516332c319 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 28240 368786 386575 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x31014bfca1c6bae4bfc33311b9e9f579 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 46 285 315 Not Applicable
34 Status 0xf28623c1502fdced76bdb7dc8c550fb1 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 59 796 820 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xf777fe6ba9c62a4d90bc7017c8fed35f More File Information 2/8/2016 Signed 240958 3083144 3274015 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x951d71b5d602745997a6dcba33fc5358 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 26810 306067 337137 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 1093 12092 13429 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 13460 165353 181535 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 3720 47317 51226 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 740 10166 10995 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 6692 86591 90127 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 696 9366 9887 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 37130 358747 383026 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 42275 540441 577114 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xf296c58da08f22cf0e6679ee8becc012 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 312 1846 1846 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x27aa28c09a17689095d09ad723ecee82 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 673 21254 21488 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xfba1094181fe666bb40c9faa92f36bf4 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 96 3908 3956 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xef5c1db3028b997beb15662316445336 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 74 1495 1979 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xfc592fc8fadf25c6f769bc5bcd7b0cf2 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 10 12 12 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xe98cd3c1a5fe067975de1dec5d954d79 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 1827011 22964027 23708694 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xa4e6f2c9fa8b609ff850b433cd031be6 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 179966 2093903 2248779 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 1631 73472 74763 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 More File Information 2/8/2016 Signed 283238 3016290 3242629 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 571 4745 5160 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xb044d24dd6710d6609c288affb176fae More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 2580 29043 31914 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 1632 19182 20992 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d More File Information 2/8/2016 Unsigned 20086 261622 274401 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x43a16fcb807f1fff879be1d59bc3fe8a More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 89 98 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x7e363f6ad2952482cdc4a4ed68cae915 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 40 58 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x551d1f342c3d31a50b673e160b03b4e8 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 226 238 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xcfcf8d6e5eafdb50c06ea305e9b56da3 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 8 71 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x9655cc4adb1e7edf1cccde8dbc9a6f0b More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 3 3 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x6150e05918842dca9a4f83d0cb38376a More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 286 377 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xf34c774c3df769c0e4a585cb99b5e7fb More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 2 2 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x21108048dab9a9574d0b4abb978f5898 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 11 11 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x67681b7b9b442832dfca6851a031bf0e More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 3 3 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x6f801720ec6e7dac3778bfe9b4e8d218 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 0 2 10 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xd17ce33fc1b2c915fb42dd4f5d773882 More File Information 2/2/2016 Unsigned 0 7 7 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x63359a432ac4e6a2e156aee76ac4b098 More File Information 2/1/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xeeed7558373aa0680231fdea271af365 More File Information 2/1/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x71c410f3ac72cd8f973401d7b899be11 More File Information 1/29/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xb107a380b378bf0483991a1182ccf042 More File Information 1/29/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xdf24962992989bfefdfecd25824d4d74 More File Information 1/27/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xa22632616fa36560fb826635169c0295 More File Information 1/26/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xc479631ca2b58888d01a161c5651472e More File Information 1/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x219412f11be00a5dc25f6e2aae054028 More File Information 1/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x4cc94b5e009c0cf3dcecb54301e2f6fb More File Information 1/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x8cc53412bdb1bc61b6adfdcb3f19c8f4 More File Information 1/15/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xb315afca9894ab7d4dac36ac916c7c9f More File Information 1/14/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xc71a40448915c42744fd57f48834753d More File Information 1/12/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xf5f66d54b2ae011f54df62f451e4dff2 More File Information 1/11/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x22086da71ea96cbbd7ea0bb1a4d57d6f More File Information 1/11/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xc09ee00580d1aa685bb024623c7b2b38 More File Information 1/10/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x18217a9bb47f6d87c48fc3cb47cdc1e7 More File Information 1/8/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xe75028c42a1d3e25f9ac673acdb8c487 More File Information 1/7/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x3628454010c4bcb28748776404a60d62 More File Information 1/4/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x4e8a7d3115811b6f6d2ddffb1c14c484 More File Information 1/3/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xbddbbff22efe7b31d6bdb5dfece0330c More File Information 1/3/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x8cd645b5762c89e51b472c8c377e508b More File Information 1/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x7370fe824d00e6a17d0af74b771fc587 More File Information 1/1/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x03cd0cd39e19763ae1825081beb8a246 More File Information 12/30/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xc2ff52d1f0f3a4fb0bdc9183837d6b3d More File Information 12/30/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xb43250d676d222ccc5b7db5ac749f426 More File Information 12/29/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x6e860618f8f7487703e72affba27c983 More File Information 12/28/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0xa34c8e6eb0f20b926987a476ef83529c More File Information 12/28/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x09be434a99fbb349b786607b2b9b93ac More File Information 12/26/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x882b13755d500a9cb0f93dcfbff8e14b More File Information 12/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x0f838d52bd3a3f919321a13ba07c4e5a More File Information 12/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x3f14fd21e5e981556fd08ad2383cf5e7 More File Information 12/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x4630bd48383c8d230922630a6c0e4d98 More File Information 12/20/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 2/9/2016 10:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
2 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 2/9/2016 12:06:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 180 KB
3 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb 11/16/2015 6:49:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16431 (vista_gdr(wmbla).070205-1422) SearchProtocolHost.exe 178 KB
4 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 6/18/2015 8:21:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) SearchProtocolHost.exe 175 KB
5 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b 3/29/2015 8:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 294 KB
6 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 3/19/2015 4:39:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.20499 (vista_ldr.061218-1510) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
7 Status 0xb8b8a112d5f27e89bd97890464642c19 2/9/2015 2:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 200 KB
8 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
9 Status 0xfd0a4588f28e9ffc575e3661e8b8c447 10/19/2013 9:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 720 KB
10 Status 0x8b5b79c261fa91c6cc9475195b2776e7 2/24/2013 12:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 187 KB
11 Status 0xbb8f3749be81c14a85a5a6ff03f64d40 2/6/2012 1:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
12 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a 1/21/2012 4:55:00 PM Unknown 6.0.5824.16387 (vista_rtm.061017-1900) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
13 Status 0x7e69464e93a54e86ef31c5cef7950859 1/8/2012 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 160 KB
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x10a992dee1c9b590f4bb8b1009d596f2 8/30/2014 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
2 Status 0x2ad471746edaf6f30692a58505deb083 1/13/2012 8:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
3 Status 0x5b101fdc575adfc583582968381590da 12/31/2011 4:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 169 KB
4 Status 0x86a516da71050c143dd935373bd79b1b 9/16/2011 7:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB
5 Status 0x7abd4a22643d20556d60cea54cbafad0 9/6/2011 9:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 182 KB
6 Status 0x54716dd2a5be1dc62b5052d4c810238f 8/7/2011 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
7 Status 0x5bbb37f90d9490ce6d8e527860ff53b5 8/7/2011 12:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
8 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 8/3/2011 9:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
9 Status 0x2203d77a350460369a57e8997457dc31 5/15/2011 4:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 148 KB
10 Status 0xdc8dd126e91b32eccff355cd866ec54e 5/5/2011 5:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
11 Status 0x449997fe94112a876908bd0f09a0cae3 5/3/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
12 Status 0x9df49c987d48e72a0ea28485150da417 3/26/2011 1:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
13 Status 0xfe5ae2a900fcf9caf96e702e67eed1bd 3/18/2011 8:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
14 Status 0xe7d0febc0053ebbe32366e0ca861be49 3/5/2011 3:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
15 Status 0x810b61b9cac722cd8240baca3eb4008c 11/25/2010 6:06:00 PM Unknown 6.0.5361.0 (winmain(wmbla).060424-1240) SearchProtocolHost.exe 152 KB
16 Status 0x107da5578230a7c14fb17d23ca4872bd 9/27/2010 2:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB
17 Status 0xc6d187f59277b206f467633ba6e34569 9/16/2010 12:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
18 Status 0xc7850a5949a120b10c852c4fe80720eb 8/20/2010 12:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
19 Status 0xd873cb10bc0e17e558c802039d4e32b6 8/14/2010 4:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
20 Status 0x34eef92e0cacb1db2a56cb5634e1978c 8/7/2010 2:41:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
21 Status 0xe1e1e39f0295d877edec846f3adcbd74 8/3/2010 7:01:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 159 KB
22 Status 0x3bec42501d2ef182c8009bd0cbdde540 7/16/2010 11:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
23 Status 0x12ac7710e4e0703db8a41b53ed927094 7/14/2010 6:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
24 Status 0x4dd9f6b891350784d7960db3c1906c59 6/16/2010 8:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB
25 Status 0xa1a97a3d8dd64c1b741ceb674c70ee9b 5/19/2010 5:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB



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