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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 searchfilterhost.exe

searchfilterhost.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if searchfilterhost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Windows\System32\SearchFilterHost.exe

Usually, the default name and path where this program is stored is
C:\Windows\System32\SearchFilterHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file

 f94ddaacbcd76833cea7386ba7d287d0

The MD5 checksum for this program is f94ddaacbcd76833cea7386ba7d287d0.

Is running as a service

 No

This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Belongs to the operating system

 Yes

searchfilterhost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file

 Yes

64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a modern computer processor.

File description

 Microsoft Windows Search Filter Host

The description present in the program is Microsoft Windows Search Filter Host.

File version

 7.0.17134.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

File version 7.0.17134.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800).

Manufacturer

 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.

Copyright

 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed

 Yes

searchfilterhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature attached to searchfilterhost.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled

 No

This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.