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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchui.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if searchui.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is found in C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\SearchUI.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is b228b740b86a7e673188cb8e6f4a1caf.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Belongs to the operating system


searchui.exe appears 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 uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.

File description

 Search and Cortana application

The description stored in the program is Search and Cortana application.

File version

 10.0.10586.589 (th2_release.160906-1759)

File version 10.0.10586.589 (th2_release.160906-1759).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchui.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchui.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

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 executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.