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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 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 977120 7055238 30798417 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xb32d42b7a7e2c2cf608e78516332c319 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 764927 5545825 21972325 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x551d1f342c3d31a50b673e160b03b4e8 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 214 1384 5052 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xe6c090492aaf904e09b0abc56649956c More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 6 89 103 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 123 933 2742 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xcf20e2fb72b0462f097ea246894bb190 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 268 2612 3107 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x95bafa39c89690a6c9e6e09747406eff More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 47 343 1511 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x7e363f6ad2952482cdc4a4ed68cae915 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 2 18 78 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 414 4279 15403 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xe31eb9a7205ff37656533170b72c8d0a More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 1 1 1 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xcedc9f7611e21e5932e2492f5b2ed731 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 183 950 13160 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 2708 20274 101843 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 13933 108628 467077 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 3197 23067 102075 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 860 4840 22756 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 8414 57868 250826 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 511 3219 14561 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 17283 118182 502036 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 75614 545120 2642989 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xc71a40448915c42744fd57f48834753d More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 71 375 1630 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xbbff98c8c9785a60e9fa5bd2a7017e4e More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 231 1001 2161 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xf0577627d45556d57f11b6e66a58821d More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 1298 7558 27367 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 2 15 109 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 215830 1683549 7745859 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x1b03e19271f203654a378d481ca33f6b More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 8 8 10 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 11875 83158 391437 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xb044d24dd6710d6609c288affb176fae More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 49421 352507 1460039 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x7af5a364ab837f817f5081ed1896ef53 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 68 296 296 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xc9e5c0e8274c5776481ebe11832f1ad8 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 3 15 15 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 353 2915 11002 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 7611 52981 233591 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 65 540 1989 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 44 238 1580 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 283 2051 8043 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 32393 182877 811036 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 650 4548 21092 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 212555 1589231 7422304 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 7081 48898 258630 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 2327 14726 64659 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x6f801720ec6e7dac3778bfe9b4e8d218 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 38 154 580 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 749 6214 28632 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xd4744c8d5b021bbda261676e7a6f8803 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 8 33 116 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 1095 7801 36904 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 232383 1637794 7454163 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 305 2072 10606 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x810b61b9cac722cd8240baca3eb4008c More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 6 487 1086 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 More File Information 4/17/2015 Unsigned 8 44 212 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xe4704075ec71cec4e3f7d5684ee82c37 More File Information 4/16/2015 Unsigned 0 77 405 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x815030123947c11fb985081edb483ae4 More File Information 4/16/2015 Unsigned 0 10 121 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xd0ad2883ba609e29558c3e51e2d8ceee More File Information 4/16/2015 Unsigned 0 131 134 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x31a71cf4c33fabfee15674ac8b5b69fa More File Information 4/15/2015 Unsigned 0 236 4638 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x4f963bcc5ae1c7b24dbc12fee1f7dfb3 More File Information 4/15/2015 Unsigned 0 3 24 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xf30a8ab79da7c974537e57909ad9c46f More File Information 4/15/2015 Unsigned 0 20 68 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x27106d59b6fe06e162a73decf5b2cb8f More File Information 4/13/2015 Unsigned 0 5 21 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xaa9463367e5ed960d21ec9dbe503546f More File Information 4/13/2015 Unsigned 0 15 41 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xe62562a4106d72b7308e75c6fba6b0ef More File Information 4/13/2015 Unsigned 0 127 285 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xbe1138c9d7561bcfa4bf17d2d0ff67d3 More File Information 4/11/2015 Unsigned 0 163 163 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x71c8d6794a8aafa96307644ea33822f7 More File Information 4/10/2015 Unsigned 0 0 74 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x04b1ab7e991c877f56d0371e807006b8 More File Information 4/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 1225 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xa80395712ff16183466958b206aad427 More File Information 4/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 10 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x09786937ebfaf43a74347e1b12bf91b2 More File Information 4/6/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 More File Information 4/6/2015 Unsigned 0 0 128 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xa458308e2d308e91904290e874b66404 More File Information 3/26/2015 Unsigned 0 0 42 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xccb848231f5f500e04dda294c73c0375 More File Information 3/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x07b24014fb9b1ee5ef0b7347b95acfb3 More File Information 3/19/2015 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xaf7bad3bd0c471f7a4ef878c2b304d9d More File Information 3/5/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x1a143cafdd0520099f26f8b0338f8130 More File Information 3/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x97dc88484782be49d4f6eddb9d5d0b56 More File Information 2/27/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x18217a9bb47f6d87c48fc3cb47cdc1e7 More File Information 2/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x3661133ee94f64a204c5b5c75778e84f More File Information 2/23/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b More File Information 2/14/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xe785145a479f6f720562caae37457ba2 More File Information 2/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xb9355b97d4944479ef10624c51fd53f2 More File Information 2/5/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x25c8a3d011b442e17f934f042314b922 More File Information 1/27/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x53203bdaa72d43ff6fa76bd2b1997d1e More File Information 1/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a More File Information 1/21/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x8471394f4fcf3722340893a9df7e2965 More File Information 1/10/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x57a1fcea3c731097e82dec884d8dc3cc More File Information 1/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x16f1c5002705ac3bb5e56637bf65b52e More File Information 1/7/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x240bd16d486f0f4b174565b5db54f947 More File Information 1/3/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x37fd7f75556f2ed5c3510c3d628b6bb7 More File Information 12/26/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x5b7dd6a1acb0a1b3734e17680683eb37 More File Information 12/15/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x828d16ad0206615541d32e56f7e76926 More File Information 12/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x85b9823c347c471be4d703557bd9a99c More File Information 11/27/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x7dbd94d1bf90ed6752926508460d9149 More File Information 11/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xb3c928538f52ce869bd7a023a6072d5e More File Information 11/10/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0xd046711e8a3e2a5ae72c56d000a481ae More File Information 11/8/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x2943d1b3fb42a59be46b6bbef22cbc9c More File Information 11/6/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xfbbefbfa1b7562ea8a70a7425dc42b26 More File Information 11/3/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x5a5d3fadf83bfaa995d08759bd016ef8 More File Information 11/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xb1070606285b0e56291ad2054dea3631 More File Information 11/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x9fbef7cb87738d95298cc9260ec7b0bb More File Information 11/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xa26ce651f9098dea716e1fdc63b0ab25 More File Information 11/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x1bd61254e89f02702506cece501af362 More File Information 11/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x671ce1c0097f3e07b0b8fcbfd46ce221 More File Information 10/31/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x53ec93097c11ce93c9b3f26d367870bb More File Information 10/11/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xa20eaf04c784172691ea41e03f3e41fb More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xcf13e8bd3522c2b36769108d0bf0be39 More File Information 9/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x415961eafaf41dae6b8dc4100f5100fc More File Information 9/23/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x635bbc38a10abd9ed3b50626feff0b2b More File Information 9/22/2014 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 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 4/18/2015 4:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 180 KB
2 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb 4/12/2015 8:52:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16431 (vista_gdr(wmbla).070205-1422) SearchProtocolHost.exe 178 KB
3 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b 3/29/2015 8:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 294 KB
4 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 3/19/2015 4:39:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.20499 (vista_ldr.061218-1510) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
5 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 1/24/2015 6:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 295 KB
6 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
7 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 10/6/2014 4:13:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) SearchProtocolHost.exe 175 KB
8 Status 0xfd0a4588f28e9ffc575e3661e8b8c447 10/19/2013 9:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 720 KB
9 Status 0x8b5b79c261fa91c6cc9475195b2776e7 2/24/2013 12:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 187 KB
10 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 10/9/2012 6:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 295 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 0xb8b8a112d5f27e89bd97890464642c19 2/9/2015 2:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 200 KB
2 Status 0x10a992dee1c9b590f4bb8b1009d596f2 8/30/2014 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 160 KB
3 Status 0x2ad471746edaf6f30692a58505deb083 1/13/2012 8:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 180 KB
4 Status 0x5b101fdc575adfc583582968381590da 12/31/2011 4:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 169 KB
5 Status 0x86a516da71050c143dd935373bd79b1b 9/16/2011 7:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 181 KB
6 Status 0x7abd4a22643d20556d60cea54cbafad0 9/6/2011 9:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost.exe 182 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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