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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
SearchIndexer.exe is a file that was most likely on your computer when you purchased it. The actual disk location is listed below, please verify this location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar names and place their files in different folders in an attempt to fool you into thinking it is a good file and not a bad file. This SearchIndexer.exe program is from Microsoft and it is part of the Microsoft desktop search software. This also may have been installed with your office software. If you do not want this task running then your should disable or uninstall the Microsoft desktop search indexing. It is considered a safe file and it is not spyware or virus related. Visit searchindexer.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 searchindexer.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This searchindexer file can be found on your hard drive at : C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe

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

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

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