searchui.exe - Is searchui.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is searchui.exe?
Purpose of searchui.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: searchui.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
SearchUI.exe is a program which may have arrived on your computer as preinstalled software. The actual software location is also listed below. Always verify the folder and location on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or malware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This SearchUI.exe program is from Microsoft and its part of their Cortana voice activation software used with search that started being installed automatically with Windows 10 and later. You may see this running in the background and in your computer startup and task list, but you can terminate this searchui.exe in your tasklist if you arent using that, however windows will start it up again automatically. This searchui.exe program is considered safe and is not spyware, virus, or malware related software. Visit searchui.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the searchui.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\searchui.exe is the location where you will find this program.


  • Is searchui.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is searchui.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove searchui.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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