lavasoft.searchprotect.winservice.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria described bellow. It is yet unknown if lavasoft.searchprotect.winservice.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm your computer. We advise you to be careful with this application.
The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is a507d0060eeb23b89e76e08c240b5e99.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is SPWindowsService.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.52.
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lavasoft.searchprotect.winservice.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature is invalid. This indicates this app may be malware and that somebody most likely changed some of its code after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!
Digital certificate name: Lavasoft Limited
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.