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Program info

Estimated safety rating


searchindexer.exe is a application 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 virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\SearchIndexer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 8d4ceaee747097a70342b80ea32e018d.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying anything 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 seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

The description stored in the exe is Microsoft Windows Search Indexer.

File version

 7.00.9600.17787 (winblue_r10.150331-1500)

File version 7.00.9600.17787 (winblue_r10.150331-1500).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


searchindexer.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from searchindexer.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: 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 routine set up in registry.