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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchui.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if searchui.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This program is usually found in C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\SearchUI.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 200ed9927bf3baabdd49959754c63b45.

Is running as a service


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

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 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Search and Cortana application

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

File version

 10.0.10586.420 (th2_release_sec.160527-1834)

File version 10.0.10586.420 (th2_release_sec.160527-1834).


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchui.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchui.exe verifies as ok. 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


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.