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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 0x95bafa39c89690a6c9e6e09747406eff More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 5 98 376 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x0ab528cc641634b2e0824dea2058041e More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 1 1 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xba9ee12008923e254045e25f9895a84a More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 12 20 1688 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x9fbca13a569c4a1f25a32a909199c6e8 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 19 98 21257 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xdac458427799ee172f423eee33ed42df More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 109 214 3269 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x6d6c0786decad2209ffc869ab22b8b7f More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 37 225 19860 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x5af658ca1d148eb7b3ce96077c6fd547 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 2 2 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x705317ed49f42051956f9f4b85b151ad More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 3046 19930 85301 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x43a16fcb807f1fff879be1d59bc3fe8a More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 1 1 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x1a2b8769d4ef3ca2da6fc60a96d0c64c More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 53 561 6202 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x12e1aee677d91936ebfd26aa4693587f More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 4 22 31 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xa876dc35011a1a6e60979c4cb1fe3efe More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 2 2 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x00f3663920240e8e6a7a8bd51570e4a8 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 10 15 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 206 1753 8238 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x84eb6d7af73e10486135f1525168f9cf More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 307 1464 4725 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x4f963bcc5ae1c7b24dbc12fee1f7dfb3 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 6 14 66 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x375ed042547b109cf3016716e1270e5e More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 124 1003 5957 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x80b3193a82c35cb9b6ed136ae5d3adc3 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 4825 34539 44251 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x10ea926d66a89fce17d9fd76b5bec2ea More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 3 12 17 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xe6d3c841e306034cda0cf929ab8f649a More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 43 893 1818 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x98d0a8c3bf81774d76eaab5977b69ab3 More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 323981 2306382 7908053 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x14b5d6506a366585f8d6b6097530f7f2 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 6189 46199 174709 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x6221559fed288b00d59982d5e941f7ed More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 226 1028 4108 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x4788f5dffadeba550814ceea191aa76f More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 57 579 2591 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 862599 6072467 22140839 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 465 2529 8483 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x10591d75778674a1e173c01b3fffa70c More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 5 810 14790 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x877eab65117ef1a49c28f815f10e3a87 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 3046308 21580129 44197024 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x4c629b1f6e54578c7875057fd5c53e5f More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 174344 1183463 2428267 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x6225cb87ac78e94305eda0cb0b7c0423 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 8 10 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xb156d652e101fc551332cef2a5b0b4e6 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 67 261 1274 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 6 85 221 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x6fbf569208f90adb4bf381c5af6003a3 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 51 445 2359 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 12 113 616 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 13 13 30 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 106 506 3475 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 14 58 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 11706 85211 234088 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 38 598 919 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 8 94 465 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 7946 48841 223112 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 435 1393 8448 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 116668 835700 2972588 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 2392 21328 71343 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 404 2049 7251 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 375 6385 20888 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 946 6265 40641 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 206400 1446619 4886089 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 15043 104190 379865 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x22676fefaa661d2245f01ae06603c867 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 22 40 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x83dd4286361be3e306bb43435df77e8f More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 9 16 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 897 6674 28330 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xa94707543aeff39b74c45ef6a99880e6 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 31 73 3421 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xb32d42b7a7e2c2cf608e78516332c319 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 24165 168063 569288 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xb044d24dd6710d6609c288affb176fae More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 617 3432 14423 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x31014bfca1c6bae4bfc33311b9e9f579 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 3 19 51 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x7b652e64df8fea05467d27d1cea07b9a More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1 1 2 Not Applicable
58 Status 0xf777fe6ba9c62a4d90bc7017c8fed35f More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 38272 267960 1079940 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x951d71b5d602745997a6dcba33fc5358 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 2821 22784 82060 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 1184 11739 47458 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 7998 56277 207974 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 2987 22104 78014 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 446 3205 11828 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 5738 40470 151202 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 757 4574 9981 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 44877 211149 926556 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 56055 410107 1478354 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xe98cd3c1a5fe067975de1dec5d954d79 More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 127456 1098807 33083251 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xa4e6f2c9fa8b609ff850b433cd031be6 More File Information 7/29/2016 Unsigned 5275 45809 2019526 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xf9f6077e82b05ac1d6a4b17ff68b1c7d More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 2 2 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x310c71e059a2360bfeb324f6117343f2 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 3 2688 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xcf13e8bd3522c2b36769108d0bf0be39 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xe95d869d2c54d0858f388081dacbd5c7 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 1 3 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x6334b0d7e8afea9e3f9045153b639194 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 2 2 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xb4eaae6974287fbe566de08712637335 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 2 3 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xa2e6eae5b24e2db681681676958166b9 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 15 56 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x7b7b586a466dc952909d8240274d1a6b More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 9 160 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x1618c78e1026153dc0cee8f3eeda1403 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xa5f51a423ac4960b7b44d3088cdf6a13 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 1 2 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xb107a380b378bf0483991a1182ccf042 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x6023f5494c6ea4eba4c29e5c1d3e7014 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 6 9 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x8f3913a04e8ad3848a519d99cfe83495 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 1 2 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x3cdba563a392cd606d36c4daf25b1194 More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 2 3 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x331ea1d1ea0a72ead72aed3392c2f34b More File Information 7/27/2016 Unsigned 0 371 8720 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xf181798eacdb00237217fa674fc8af0f More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x329456c86dd22b7c38cb98a9c174e889 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 5 5 Not Applicable
87 Status 0xbd90e3cb8829df22a852d8f17a74cfe3 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x8405da10c9dd1f3a79fc6d39969143a0 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xce9846005b93186aec0b623379444938 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x6cecb672648c6a61de272bebac5ef941 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 180 7970 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x47a4a031a92f672d611d4f043b68e232 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 2 2 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xafcf3c94a6e35bb39f2c4f3bf3f5011b More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 44 19056 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xd70b6aa7716f255494f3b90a47bf69f7 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x4c506d3d506b20bb8f245ac7ccd1739e More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 2 3 Not Applicable
95 Status 0xa22632616fa36560fb826635169c0295 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
96 Status 0xa4a81c77604a550270b616988942288a More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 1 2 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x067b5ea7741444fc9edf572b9dd4b3e8 More File Information 7/26/2016 Unsigned 0 2 3 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x02f49a7dce2f3f2292efb69713d31441 More File Information 7/25/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x34f7062a0d0f01ac1258aa5ac6895f4f More File Information 7/25/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
100 Status 0xe81fb0f9258088f2a18c6f7005575211 More File Information 7/25/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 7/30/2016 4:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
2 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 7/29/2016 6:17:00 PM 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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