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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 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 1272 11846 64463 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 122 1100 5286 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 5728 50843 249251 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 146006 1205493 6021926 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 63 2204 17676 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 12510 108266 558303 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 18 201 850 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 2135 19543 93130 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 3 33 172 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 46587 404386 1989836 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 3773 36638 172165 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 53 785 3960 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 2457 22706 103844 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 233 2330 11739 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 3087 28547 148555 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 13222 123264 634170 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 1776 16653 60462 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x551d1f342c3d31a50b673e160b03b4e8 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 112 1142 10447 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x4f963bcc5ae1c7b24dbc12fee1f7dfb3 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 3 69 491 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 254577 2417882 11284829 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 191 2204 9313 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 41 251 1066 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x95bafa39c89690a6c9e6e09747406eff More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 143 525 2637 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xe6c090492aaf904e09b0abc56649956c More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 1 13 132 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 957 8304 45966 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 819 7257 35400 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 67976 596564 2729503 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 10928 95247 458503 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 3 12 76 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 521 1775 7236 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 146395 1338611 6363768 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 222 2514 10037 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 More File Information 9/30/2014 Unsigned 1 48 117 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x7e363f6ad2952482cdc4a4ed68cae915 More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 15 63 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xa20eaf04c784172691ea41e03f3e41fb More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xcf13e8bd3522c2b36769108d0bf0be39 More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xd4744c8d5b021bbda261676e7a6f8803 More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 9 38 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xa80395712ff16183466958b206aad427 More File Information 9/27/2014 Unsigned 0 5 19 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x5b7dd6a1acb0a1b3734e17680683eb37 More File Information 9/27/2014 Unsigned 0 1 6 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x415961eafaf41dae6b8dc4100f5100fc More File Information 9/23/2014 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xc71a40448915c42744fd57f48834753d More File Information 9/23/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x635bbc38a10abd9ed3b50626feff0b2b More File Information 9/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x0f3088c2ad891d22a1d800df05bf65ba More File Information 9/20/2014 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x98f6f4c39030d36db0300b4c78065f42 More File Information 9/8/2014 Unsigned 0 0 141 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 More File Information 9/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x7cea972325789f5003e65f123483537f More File Information 8/30/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xb8e57bbc082ed51ff11a4ebefdd735f4 More File Information 8/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xe93795e15f9998282ed4c2402a53a54e More File Information 8/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x1542a4ab9b4b1268b055583c6b14263b More File Information 8/10/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xba801277da35c7ee583e222bc5db1a84 More File Information 8/6/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x0ab528cc641634b2e0824dea2058041e More File Information 7/28/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x746323d13054a548c9683113f54a75c2 More File Information 7/21/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xe43873a3a33b84ce169133833ed49319 More File Information 7/10/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x6f801720ec6e7dac3778bfe9b4e8d218 More File Information 7/8/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x07b24014fb9b1ee5ef0b7347b95acfb3 More File Information 7/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x53c415ec937b4c012e51f7b7b0feed8e More File Information 6/28/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xd175a0a1fa6e0e99051835c16bcae44c More File Information 6/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x5c712196dc8589b2535e83a3db984f29 More File Information 6/19/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a More File Information 6/17/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x23be499bd2b03ae077c0b61ee19eab7d More File Information 6/3/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x70bb0c1cf8c7ffea3841b6ac55cebce9 More File Information 5/18/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xd8c3f87e368f1f4e5fb2f908e2a0849d More File Information 5/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x7039dd545c4b4ebd566aa5873fbbf0cb More File Information 4/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x15bf8a6ace9adee2bc9aae9cc52e8d4b More File Information 4/7/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x36329e0c51b318ad1d267c7b874df6ae More File Information 3/30/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x3c5dbdc22a261fc63a5d5484b62b2d3a More File Information 3/30/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x71c8d6794a8aafa96307644ea33822f7 More File Information 3/30/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b More File Information 3/28/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xe95d29dbf1a8eab98bb49b5a81cbc62b More File Information 3/19/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x82d056267dc1cc0c1f7609ad8e37cad9 More File Information 3/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xead8042abb788042adbdf02b8f2c6771 More File Information 2/11/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x4581d693bab1671bf3ae4d29e6369ed9 More File Information 2/7/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x9ab205a07ca50f72750245a38b2e5f91 More File Information 2/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x5015adbcb39a2681c52011a0b4ca2b9b More File Information 1/6/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x399b948ca9d93f4d894cbcc0a5433f80 More File Information 12/18/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x094f9ddd9fbdcd87cabe4fd11a405c39 More File Information 12/14/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x48b816ffcdf1ada497f3197aa8bc4975 More File Information 12/13/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xc2a3d2859e754ee619eef521defd212d More File Information 12/13/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x07e828991fa0a011636fa35be2ce1f1b More File Information 12/13/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xceba377e6e31f4f24f853a7788af3aa7 More File Information 12/13/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xcd5307d0bfc9da4f6b1420833ce2bc20 More File Information 12/13/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x2547b43cc40e23e34bb11d1ab6d15e69 More File Information 11/19/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xf6687e188323cae3b4bfb68eb50be7d0 More File Information 11/19/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0xb61e43fa39b13b91953fdaab7a5fd14c More File Information 10/28/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x4d2fa270746152c56cc3483b36afb156 More File Information 10/27/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xeada91b83ecaf0e68952ffe0485d61e1 More File Information 10/27/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x10a992dee1c9b590f4bb8b1009d596f2 More File Information 10/23/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x2a625939d595ca459dd8981adf37e37c More File Information 10/16/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x08ee712d03949d103f711d1bd7cef7f9 More File Information 10/16/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xc922e7f24c2294060d8cc05360ea871b More File Information 10/8/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x08f68f19dcce4ce1c46ca36bd9c2587e More File Information 10/2/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xd8b101824d035a9beed12b01f3c2fa91 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x1b7671bd667f5a429facc45bab682579 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x342c9d5752c0186d4fa5fd30edea5291 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x3340266359eee5d2c4903aa495eca702 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x90ef8b07092ffebd03b65afff478c7cf More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x1cbb01079f4bffa9a7d22dcc9a734394 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xa75409ecf2d7dfe8ccbeef446316c9af More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0xa7c8e4407760cc1128d6b8fbc7276a89 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x4fa736995d621fdcaee7bc69840b2794 More File Information No Data 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 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 9/5/2014 6:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 160 KB
2 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 9/5/2014 6:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 180 KB
3 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 9/5/2014 4:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
4 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 9/5/2014 4:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 181 KB
5 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 9/3/2014 2:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
6 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 9/2/2014 3:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 295 KB
7 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa 8/31/2014 6:30:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
8 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb 8/26/2014 2:17:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16431 (vista_gdr(wmbla).070205-1422) SearchProtocolHost.exe 178 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 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 10/9/2012 6:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 295 KB
12 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b 2/29/2012 6:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 294 KB
13 Status 0xbb8f3749be81c14a85a5a6ff03f64d40 2/6/2012 1:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
14 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 1/26/2012 4:13:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) SearchProtocolHost.exe 175 KB
15 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 1/23/2012 9:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 160 KB
16 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a 1/21/2012 4:55:00 PM Unknown 6.0.5824.16387 (vista_rtm.061017-1900) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
17 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 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 9/4/2011 6:29:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.20499 (vista_ldr.061218-1510) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
7 Status 0x54716dd2a5be1dc62b5052d4c810238f 8/7/2011 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
8 Status 0x5bbb37f90d9490ce6d8e527860ff53b5 8/7/2011 12:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
9 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 8/3/2011 9:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
10 Status 0x2203d77a350460369a57e8997457dc31 5/15/2011 4:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 148 KB
11 Status 0xdc8dd126e91b32eccff355cd866ec54e 5/5/2011 5:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
12 Status 0x449997fe94112a876908bd0f09a0cae3 5/3/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
13 Status 0x9df49c987d48e72a0ea28485150da417 3/26/2011 1:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
14 Status 0xfe5ae2a900fcf9caf96e702e67eed1bd 3/18/2011 8:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
15 Status 0xe7d0febc0053ebbe32366e0ca861be49 3/5/2011 3:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
16 Status 0x810b61b9cac722cd8240baca3eb4008c 11/25/2010 6:06:00 PM Unknown 6.0.5361.0 (winmain(wmbla).060424-1240) SearchProtocolHost.exe 152 KB
17 Status 0x107da5578230a7c14fb17d23ca4872bd 9/27/2010 2:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB
18 Status 0xc6d187f59277b206f467633ba6e34569 9/16/2010 12:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
19 Status 0xc7850a5949a120b10c852c4fe80720eb 8/20/2010 12:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
20 Status 0xd873cb10bc0e17e558c802039d4e32b6 8/14/2010 4:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
21 Status 0x34eef92e0cacb1db2a56cb5634e1978c 8/7/2010 2:41:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
22 Status 0xe1e1e39f0295d877edec846f3adcbd74 8/3/2010 7:01:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 159 KB
23 Status 0x3bec42501d2ef182c8009bd0cbdde540 7/16/2010 11:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
24 Status 0x12ac7710e4e0703db8a41b53ed927094 7/14/2010 6:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
25 Status 0x4dd9f6b891350784d7960db3c1906c59 6/16/2010 8:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB



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