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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 0xb32d42b7a7e2c2cf608e78516332c319 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 43745 290076 1266399 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 1308193 8481831 36131183 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x39a21a2924923ed9424b81affc9c0308 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 407 998 998 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x14b5d6506a366585f8d6b6097530f7f2 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 66443 395747 1780404 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x98d0a8c3bf81774d76eaab5977b69ab3 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 976732 6416995 28744781 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x8195387274d8ecbb264fc2993b2b764d More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 100 303 3322 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 940 5186 19731 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x4630bd48383c8d230922630a6c0e4d98 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 1508 6477 6477 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x84eb6d7af73e10486135f1525168f9cf More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 10443 87448 1282347 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x95bafa39c89690a6c9e6e09747406eff More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 120 1056 3985 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x551d1f342c3d31a50b673e160b03b4e8 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 480 1020 6116 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x4f963bcc5ae1c7b24dbc12fee1f7dfb3 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 15 60 438 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xf28623c1502fdced76bdb7dc8c550fb1 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 265 5179 15311 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xcedc9f7611e21e5932e2492f5b2ed731 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 6 115 572 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xa75401a1db9d52a2245f0662d4ea2ef0 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 413 3503 19384 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x3f314ed7a234559c9311736114dd9569 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 116 760 3251 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x705317ed49f42051956f9f4b85b151ad More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 109164 900732 11101777 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x7e363f6ad2952482cdc4a4ed68cae915 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 1 74 135 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x2e82b4f01223bff1154b00c56435e693 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 12 59 594 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x0ac46f55a8ee8edb0c541cb301c0ddca More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 144 902 6972 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 382 2554 5007 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x13e9f66a9495d09345fcf460b37b1cab More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 30 265 1178 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 546 2956 10280 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 2797 16434 70629 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 1237 5872 30917 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 9788 65369 286442 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 614 3895 14292 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 29214 219155 945819 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xbaa4d58bc6ced1fed2a11a9e3b63e248 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 69 447 1180 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xf0577627d45556d57f11b6e66a58821d More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 17 484 2514 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xbedcced7ebf88e59409b35aa1f21fc23 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 94 1547 3793 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 98642 679322 2859770 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 74 344 443 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x6fbf569208f90adb4bf381c5af6003a3 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 5 83 256 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 3008 23767 103167 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 18752 121572 499658 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x64d0f8b6c2bb51a57a73c7f5c6e4a40b More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 38 160 2213 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x71c8d6794a8aafa96307644ea33822f7 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 41 246 2558 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xf777fe6ba9c62a4d90bc7017c8fed35f More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 813092 4995261 8749408 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 463 2472 10683 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 2194 13408 60027 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 1638 9178 34918 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x6f801720ec6e7dac3778bfe9b4e8d218 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 14 77 455 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 9 66 216 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 32692 200041 832717 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 750 4887 21359 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 246282 1654058 6843058 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 7665 56140 235860 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 13771 86022 368060 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 134 812 2991 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 64 507 1799 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 2264 13018 54926 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 357519 2156557 9078791 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 32255 215933 959261 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 43 283 5085 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 3355 23545 105765 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xb044d24dd6710d6609c288affb176fae More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 3727 21514 90934 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x951d71b5d602745997a6dcba33fc5358 More File Information 9/2/2015 Unsigned 90586 534526 925959 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xbbff98c8c9785a60e9fa5bd2a7017e4e More File Information 8/31/2015 Unsigned 0 9 41 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xd0ad2883ba609e29558c3e51e2d8ceee More File Information 8/31/2015 Unsigned 0 15 164 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xcca7833c5d84f673954209a7d1a59736 More File Information 8/29/2015 Unsigned 0 2 2 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x5961653e54d28b480a2739ac00675447 More File Information 8/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xb0f3c10b11310422f3b299545c03514f More File Information 8/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 58 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xf27571bd9435e525099c1a81d028b1c7 More File Information 8/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 2246 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xe6c090492aaf904e09b0abc56649956c More File Information 8/25/2015 Unsigned 0 0 211 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xddb6e8c7a9bebb01d59c5c97418412ac More File Information 8/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 934 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x224cc44de56706ac45265c1436491d1b More File Information 8/20/2015 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xe4704075ec71cec4e3f7d5684ee82c37 More File Information 8/18/2015 Unsigned 0 0 38 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xa2e67da97ed98ef6a97f56916ce1c5f3 More File Information 8/16/2015 Unsigned 0 0 27 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x5234d2850f3c293827e281d2217246bc More File Information 8/14/2015 Unsigned 0 0 18 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x6db1d83deaa301ff803d5a9c80941b63 More File Information 8/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x57de918bf96ebe415c1e6953bd895f3b More File Information 8/12/2015 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x815030123947c11fb985081edb483ae4 More File Information 8/11/2015 Unsigned 0 0 40 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x746ec63516978c865681088e91ded52f More File Information 8/11/2015 Unsigned 0 0 155 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x1a125bb43294574b1aee6e40d8f98bbb More File Information 8/6/2015 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xa80395712ff16183466958b206aad427 More File Information 8/6/2015 Unsigned 0 0 48 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xa81c2ac1b8a2a245f7f5d95180e4bc0f More File Information 8/5/2015 Unsigned 0 0 29 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x23be499bd2b03ae077c0b61ee19eab7d More File Information 8/5/2015 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x11ab84a8f51f6ea7bc23e249af6f2a01 More File Information 8/2/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x221ee098c81faba4a96f8f73c34e4f79 More File Information 8/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x5bbb37f90d9490ce6d8e527860ff53b5 More File Information 8/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xd9801effaab0679e84cf4eb3cb48d2a8 More File Information 8/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x0ab528cc641634b2e0824dea2058041e More File Information 7/29/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 More File Information 7/27/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x2b2a4b4fa2d461a8a4afef6f8d2ab44e More File Information 7/27/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x883d20c3a424cd7950e71def69efe814 More File Information 7/24/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0xef78c762d8219b28bb5917aa3dc8259f More File Information 7/15/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x5ebdf369192acce00db86ca7cc32ef04 More File Information 7/12/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xe283b79f212c6248ae778ae54f38e514 More File Information 7/12/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x9aec31fbec3826433ff1df6b0aa5985c More File Information 7/10/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x8f9d3aed1f43aa7da06b67f67baa5e46 More File Information 7/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x3ce8f12befb45d1cda24bd01b95097a3 More File Information 7/3/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xe8ef406cf6e00c35556349ad8a6beb82 More File Information 7/2/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x012d56bea3f541ce7ad977f01d24b63e More File Information 6/30/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x57099170a34b1e36a1974eb050df33d3 More File Information 6/30/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x810b61b9cac722cd8240baca3eb4008c More File Information 6/16/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x31320c11aa19b12995f98d8381ed58f0 More File Information 6/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x7be84afd3af1bc970c3304977e4cb70e More File Information 6/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0xfc712364cedf4e7c9f76e4c05913c79b More File Information 6/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0xb3458c18802b5bbed46c3e3a7cbf128c More File Information 6/12/2015 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 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 9/3/2015 7:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 181 KB
2 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 9/3/2015 6:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
3 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 9/1/2015 1:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 180 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 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb 4/12/2015 8:52:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16431 (vista_gdr(wmbla).070205-1422) SearchProtocolHost.exe 178 KB
6 Status 0xeac07f21ba802080f70cb15a10f33b5b 3/29/2015 8:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 294 KB
7 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 3/19/2015 4:39:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.20499 (vista_ldr.061218-1510) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
8 Status 0xb8b8a112d5f27e89bd97890464642c19 2/9/2015 2:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 200 KB
9 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
10 Status 0xfd0a4588f28e9ffc575e3661e8b8c447 10/19/2013 9:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 720 KB
11 Status 0x8b5b79c261fa91c6cc9475195b2776e7 2/24/2013 12:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 187 KB
12 Status 0xbb8f3749be81c14a85a5a6ff03f64d40 2/6/2012 1:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
13 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a 1/21/2012 4:55:00 PM Unknown 6.0.5824.16387 (vista_rtm.061017-1900) SearchProtocolHost.exe 199 KB
14 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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