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What is searchprotocolhost.exe? SearchProtocolHost?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
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Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
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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searchprotocolhost.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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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

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x4c3ff78d7c80332afee3118c8f83bcbf 8/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xbeea0fc0cac76c364e6480c18696c777 8/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x3946f544731857036f3123cf40faf59d 8/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xdeb30b3ac9b5c7d4a7d181686e5991ba 8/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x946c1240a661d8fa61ebc9042d61096a 8/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x6537fa72354fc92ff41822f3176f3ade 8/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x0ddfc1e724705b65406aa90c08b6980d 8/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xb8b4f935dc4b527b8010d7cf53e742b3 8/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x6d3b04c7466833009f238d009eb3d3bb 8/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x270379e0b52b648084d3bade43038a09 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x02137e2d077dc83fa694fc50c5a98b75 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x00194a4220310438339d069b7e1f942c 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xb5f13f31d0c148415a44d85b85bc1d45 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xb41809d026a1692e55a7eb5459fc08a3 8/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xc9291416d657d88fddb41f0a57977e4d 8/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x21ea5c3edeb9f1a851c7e7a9cc7b44e6 8/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x3a8906825c111718de3416f17b944df0 8/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xf065ac97cc4a4a08c04054fd12f4bd30 8/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x965dcc59fb64cceaae94603621fcaa1d 8/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x2cc9e6e97e246e097894cae21b993b47 8/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x0cbd0b063c711adb82ae7f185ce16e18 8/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x116384878a9d8274f789f4e514d775de 8/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xdae41be66bb94ab109f7d456f5dbf5ac 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xa97d548e9ca96cadcc3a18ae7f6fdeb7 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x89e99a1665a30c6325992acfbb59fb73 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xb4acf4044eb4b6316c3c3fff8250a145 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x3c287f8850845a62f6703d4491c5946c 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xf91bc3c87869332bb36ce10a5fa86ea5 8/16/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x6e8a6456a7839f9c8351d074dca1f5d2 8/15/2018 0 0 1350 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x510b5571b1fbdf6e6e9f059ef9abcffc 8/15/2018 0 0 3368 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x4dd38c9f28b9a0d8b1635580e8df7d86 8/15/2018 0 0 17451 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x66a7aa1dccb12937718a5ed499d99e46 8/15/2018 0 0 1599 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x6f120db4262ada8525c36b0a93936074 8/15/2018 0 0 1643 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x2a0b58e00585d72f97fd5f5480c79c1a 8/15/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x7372d2a811bd4bb22880c93261800146 8/15/2018 0 0 65 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x4b0ea20d942af11584d2d72a8419e3cb 8/15/2018 0 0 362 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x7a99d75362812eb91871fcfc55921304 8/15/2018 0 0 1774 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x2a0b63014ad1ed027d47a58c89f4a1aa 8/15/2018 0 0 6890 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xb5ef1da337db9859709a387638ac5e07 8/15/2018 0 0 598709 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x89ed7c028a487340b7d93d5a38fdcb54 8/15/2018 0 0 179476 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 8/15/2018 0 0 57093 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x5d66cbcda60ecce893b8e69bd5f23f92 8/15/2018 0 0 13844 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 8/15/2018 0 0 836780 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x9c5c3be7364cac109c89cef5e9f3d070 8/15/2018 0 0 23 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x9df49c987d48e72a0ea28485150da417 8/15/2018 0 0 116 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x8ced678a1d1b5fa24dbc67262149b786 8/15/2018 0 0 1401 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x10a992dee1c9b590f4bb8b1009d596f2 8/15/2018 0 0 695 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xd9e21cbf9e6a87847affd39ea3fa28ee 8/15/2018 0 0 4034478 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x1deaf8d21fccb72ffcf374e0fe6c1db5 8/15/2018 0 0 376535 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x42ec9065d9bf266ade924b066c783a56 8/15/2018 0 0 365135 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xbddcd13f341cba21775ff66a5c27f59e 8/15/2018 0 0 42098 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x480fb2259449c49c630d4ac3ec1eb426 8/15/2018 0 0 155099 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xd6021013d7c4e248aeb8bed12d3dcc88 8/15/2018 0 0 86614 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xac5e1b2f43ec4ff67f8698cd39e1c4f9 8/15/2018 0 0 14062 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xcf4657a43b56ed26875c26dfe698dccb 8/15/2018 0 0 23836 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x360c65d810655a2fb6d545308996d9fa 8/15/2018 0 0 7317 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x302dba2131460ffcbbd50a2c249a7044 8/15/2018 0 0 19317 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x551d1f342c3d31a50b673e160b03b4e8 8/15/2018 0 0 89 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x93baeecef004c4c59a3d4aa6d4efeb82 8/15/2018 0 0 337 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xdde972537280676f685dec67ce28932d 8/15/2018 0 0 267100 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xc5010b79b13da3e17d74825880c36695 8/15/2018 0 0 12092 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xe7c8937726c2f997e680c590ed907d97 8/15/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xb32d42b7a7e2c2cf608e78516332c319 8/15/2018 0 0 134147 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xb044d24dd6710d6609c288affb176fae 8/15/2018 0 0 9472 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x98d0a8c3bf81774d76eaab5977b69ab3 8/15/2018 0 0 700223 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x14b5d6506a366585f8d6b6097530f7f2 8/15/2018 0 0 28523 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x705317ed49f42051956f9f4b85b151ad 8/15/2018 0 0 21618 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x84eb6d7af73e10486135f1525168f9cf 8/15/2018 0 0 2468 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x951d71b5d602745997a6dcba33fc5358 8/15/2018 0 0 5388 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xf777fe6ba9c62a4d90bc7017c8fed35f 8/15/2018 0 0 29977 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xe98cd3c1a5fe067975de1dec5d954d79 8/15/2018 0 0 104133 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xa4e6f2c9fa8b609ff850b433cd031be6 8/15/2018 0 0 14763 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x375ed042547b109cf3016716e1270e5e 8/15/2018 0 0 14421 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xf74cfe6c9b3c7b72e2a85527a2d03c68 8/15/2018 0 0 138390 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x877eab65117ef1a49c28f815f10e3a87 8/15/2018 0 0 34776 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x4c629b1f6e54578c7875057fd5c53e5f 8/15/2018 0 0 8003 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x80b3193a82c35cb9b6ed136ae5d3adc3 8/15/2018 0 0 41205 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xe6d3c841e306034cda0cf929ab8f649a 8/15/2018 0 0 4671 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xe860439e32f07dfbbeeeaada0c81de0d 8/15/2018 0 0 3076 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x2dbf533a738948b84d8ba697aaed6da5 8/15/2018 0 0 311882 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xc8fdc1419c27d64cae1be05a17e9bf6b 8/15/2018 0 0 42251 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xb9dec075bbfe5d1c63aa332945005ecb 8/15/2018 0 0 135501 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x1cc08f13ac7a431eb56c514e0e176004 8/15/2018 0 0 13003 Not Applicable
84 Status 0xb8c48512f5a90c73664d9e0e007d77f6 8/15/2018 0 0 16328 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xfdb2d414d895b2c32b2423e047a80c46 8/15/2018 0 0 163823 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x6993f23fe51ee783d791a751b464eebd 8/15/2018 0 0 1958 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x9dfae0ea2ac1ee15d9fb691bf4679330 8/15/2018 0 0 1915 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xd5c506982b89f5c7cb1494174dfd5ee1 8/15/2018 0 0 142763 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xbae345f79e1095b2395a7a8f0e8d801c 8/15/2018 0 0 11319 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xa707bdf0638174aba0afa8ecb64662a6 8/15/2018 0 0 39423 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x590cd57619fcad211fc8ab5ef7eb0e81 8/15/2018 0 0 6275 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x840e5b693f978f64f04a117819dd72fd 8/15/2018 0 0 2202438 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xcc110e318c34fe397b1370d9ed783d5e 8/15/2018 0 0 115826 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x1fd4e822e762aebb4795de6fd682c306 8/15/2018 0 0 10003847 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x4fe9e8395f1ae5a2543996993343f557 8/15/2018 0 0 587645 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x67e3a1c2a56edd30115f77dfcefac7b8 8/15/2018 0 0 52 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x80f1f6cad5e8aecb8d28626534eaf495 8/15/2018 0 0 5730 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x5d3eb29baa9583ab8d5a5e9894b22786 8/15/2018 0 0 27397 Not Applicable
99 Status 0xe34589abfb71cf7c626880296440f644 8/15/2018 0 0 8414 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x96cb662846932e98d3b14cbcafd3fe30 8/15/2018 0 0 282264 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xe1ac89f6c5252057e6062843e36a6701 10/6/2018 4:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown SearchProtocolHost 0 KB
2 Status 0xc4894b3b448b647bedc9e916d181bdbe 7/29/2018 5:12:00 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

# Status MD5 Revision 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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