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What is searchprotection.exe?

Part of Search Protection by Lavasoft.

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How does searchprotection.exe run?

Process - searchprotection.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


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About 0.4% of all Boost users have the searchprotection.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of searchprotection.exe users, 60.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is searchprotection.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00032% CPU3235.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.7 MB RAM40.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              23 GDI objects15.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\ProgramData\search protection\searchprotection.exe

Are there other versions of Search Protection?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Search Protection.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: searchprotection.exe
Publisher: Lavasoft. (verified)
Name: Search Protection
Description: Search Protection
Version: 1, 0, 30, 00
Size: 657.41 KB
Original file name: SearchProtection.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Lavasoft Limited
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003967718%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000732323%
User CPU: 0.00032353947150%
Privileged CPU time: 77220.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 36 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,350,030,619
CPU cycle count /min: 198,741,201
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 108.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 110.77 MB
Paged memory: 8.7 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.7 MB
Paged system memory: 184.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.38 KB
Working set memory: 10.28 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.1 MB
Min working set memory: 9.03 MB
Private memory: 8.7 MB
Page faults: 4,278
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 844 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 490
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.32 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 23
Peak GDI objects: 24
USER objects: 13
Peak USER objects: 17
Handle count average: 131
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
SearchProtection.exe -n "Ad-Aware Search Protection" -sp "lavasoft.blekko.com"

Image hashes

MD5: 74f3ded90d66a9b0a9158df9fce6f2e1
SHA-1: a7dac907b9e9b5f17d481066592bf7e514997101
SHA-256: 7a824804ef89cd5c1076db1ea636a42855e0e9150208a2dc5fc96dccab5224f1

PE image details

File packed: No
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