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What is seaport.exe?

Part of Bing Bar by Microsoft.

What is it?

Bing Bar (formerly MSN Toolbar) is a browser extension toolbar for Internet Explorer, developed by Microsoft. Bing Bar replaced Windows Live Toolbar in Windows Live Essentials. Bing Bar incorporates features from Windows Live and from the Bing search engine. The Bing Bar features integration with Microsoft Bing search engine. Bing Bar also incorporates Windows Live features such Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live ID.
Description of seaport.exe from Microsoft.
The Bing Toolbar helps you stay connected with friends. Get easy access to Facebook, email, weather and more. earch, connect with Facebook, sign up to earn rewards, and experience other cool features with the new Bing Bar, formerly Bing Toolbar, or MSN Toolbar. You'll get future updates to Bing Bar and other Microsoft products from Microsoft Update. This software may also download and install some updates automatically.
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How does seaport.exe run?

Service - seaport.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'BBUpdate' (BBUpdate). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. BBUpdate runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the seaport.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of seaport.exe users, 78.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is seaport.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01414% CPU141391.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.16 MB RAM24.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     220 /min9.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
          20 context switches/sec20.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft\bingbar\7.1.361.0\seaport.exe

Are there other versions of Bing Bar?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About Microsoft Corporation.

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File details

File name: seaport.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation. (verified)
Name: Bing Bar
Description: Microsoft SeaPort Search Enhancement Broker
Size: 234.66 KB
Original file name: SeaPort.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 11/1/2011
Expiration date: 2/1/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0144441263%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003049332%
User CPU: 0.01413919307795%
Privileged CPU time: 1201.21 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 13 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,091,624,030
CPU cycle count /min: 115,199,183
Context switches /sec: 20
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 64.74 MB
Peak committed memory: 69.66 MB
Paged memory: 5.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.54 MB
Paged system memory: 119.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 18.46 KB
Working set memory: 10.22 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.86 MB
Min working set memory: 9.04 MB
Private memory: 5.16 MB
Page faults: 7,521
Page faults /min: 80
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 937
Read operations /min: 10
Total read transfer: 143.55 KB
Read transfer /min: 1.53 KB
Total write operations: 11
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 132.71 KB
Write transfer /min: 1.42 KB
Total other operations: 115,979
Other operations /min: 1,238
Total other transfer: 4.06 MB
Other Transfer /min: 44.4 KB
Handle count average: 268
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\\SeaPort.exe"

Service details

Name: BBUpdate
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Enables the detection, download and installation of up-to-date configuration files for Bing Bar. Also provides server communication for the customer experience improvement program. Stopping or disabling this service may prevent you from getting the latest updates for Bing Bar, which may expose your computer to security vulnerabilities or functional flaws in the Bing Bar.”

Image hashes

MD5: 04709cd1c1840192f7402ea579b18e28
SHA-1: 2b012d55df759004e4177809be2d14af9997f901

PE image details

File packed: No
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