searchprotocolhost.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if searchprotocolhost.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
This program is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\System32\SearchProtocolHost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 98d0a8c3bf81774d76eaab5977b69ab3.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
searchprotocolhost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a modern computer cpu.
The description written in the exe is Microsoft Windows Search Protocol Host.
File version stored as a property 7.00.9600.17787 (winblue_r10.150331-1500).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
searchprotocolhost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from searchprotocolhost.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.