seaport.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if seaport.exe is on your PC, it is most likely 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 detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
Normally, this application is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 331e7bde228914574fc9ae6cd520dafa.
This application is 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 functions to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the exe is Microsoft SeaPort Search Enhancement Broker.
File version 18.104.22.168.
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some insecure features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
seaport.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in seaport.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.