How to Remove “searchindexer.exe”

What is searchindexer.exe?


searchindexer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Windows Search Indexer and belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as searchindexer.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with searchindexer.exe  malware?       


The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the searchindexer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the searchindexer.exe and open the location, if the location is sub folder C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by searchindexer.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by searchindexer.exe malware.
 
How to remove the searchindexer.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the searchindexer.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2018 at 11:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ca2cc6421bb6b672
add278b7f0073a4d
019fdb5f
1a36727f71d01cab
7547d58ea3bafe5f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.00.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.00.7600.
16385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95855c33f6b4ba9c
d68e01d0efd1c745
91c13cbb
1e4ff6d5c3463740
9ee078f54444f4fd
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.00.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.00.7600.
16385
197.211.63.173/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d67dbfef5d2979b6
d31ef2b8b25eeeed
5fff2dce
98a16ce235a7e0de
171f57c9579973d5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.00.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.00.7600.
16385
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e6402d1a1c03e08
807cd39adb867cfa
67d2b47b
c464b92e3a504448
f156f34e3ff9035e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.00.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.00.7600.
16385
197.210.45.44/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 January 2009 at 6:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27264af31eecd0f1
cec6cb4c5433f961
e2e9fbae
3063e9257ca0236e
19e0288372a7c45b
No 7.0.15063.
0
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.0.15063.
0
104.152.181.36/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cdb92a53c0baaaf0
3cb1b30c30a79cd2
7879dc3e
e96312a9a593447c
fa9e44877f1f5fea
No 7.0.17134.
228
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.0.17134.
228
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 493f8f8429816d6f
004d3b60063dc3c5
0cbe88b9
1b407f5a2236817b
468e1a05e3ad22f3
No 7.0.17758.
1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.0.17758.
1
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac6820ca65ba50c0
704e4994ebc05bb1
d28d94df
941b08ed4561bc9e
e5d906d4b5a7c90e
No 6.0.6000.1
6431
(vista_gdr
(wmbla).07
0205-1422)
6.0.6000.1
6431
10.224.25.96/32
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