How to remove an SearchProtection error
The free file information forum can help you determine if SearchProtection.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
SearchProtection.exe file information
Description: The file SearchProtection.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 111,856 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 224,248 bytes, 223,984 bytes or 181,488 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Yahoo! Search Protection or Yahoo! Suche Schutzvorkehrung.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SearchProtection.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SearchProtection.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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