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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchindexer.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if searchindexer.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.

Executable file path


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

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is e0b340996a41c9a75dfa3b99bba9c500.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Belongs to the operating system


searchindexer.exe seems to use the functions of 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 nowadays' CPUs.

File description

 Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

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

File version

 7.00.7601.17610 (win7sp1_gdr.110503-1502)

File version 7.00.7601.17610 (win7sp1_gdr.110503-1502).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchindexer.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchindexer.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.