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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchindexer.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if searchindexer.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 use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.

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 executable is 73fdd591394057e4902d259f0d3fd457.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Belongs to the operating system


searchindexer.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 x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern computer processors.

File description

 Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

The description present in the program is Microsoft Windows Search Indexer.

File version

 7.00.9600.18722 (winblue_ltsb.170601-2244)

File version stored as a property 7.00.9600.18722 (winblue_ltsb.170601-2244).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchindexer.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchindexer.exe checks out perfectly. 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 program does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.