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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchindexer.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if searchindexer.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path


This program is normally stored in C:\Windows\System32\SearchIndexer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 9e8b4f59c878ad30720d4194cbd3be81.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Belongs to the operating system


searchindexer.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description

 Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

The description stored in the file is Microsoft Windows Search Indexer.

File version

 7.00.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700)

File version extracted from the file 7.00.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchindexer.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchindexer.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.