SearchIndexer.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SearchIndexer.exe
  • Description: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 5A0F15EF559F58AFBBA185BFBFE7A423
SHA1 A902225C5BB62A5215CE4439DD87124CAF545F10
SHA256 8FAC5E5EE7E0CFAD8684EA66605282D0B006FA151A484904860A961EEEF09750
SHA384 4CF252CB518EB46CCAA3A1763109EE49B6A87A91B7F5F53C113C269C3C2BD1191B24E07C8C3D36603A54DDC3934C0BE8
SHA512 8011C3B12739EEB75808570FE1A8EDBDD805D9888B3AF130FB0283723105FB87796A956F40CF6DD8699C8DFF5BDF9D9CE9C9EF89BBE5303274403D7AC6903D49
SSDEEP 12288:0955IPx4W4oT6KdobHSQrYmDN7zhZp/ZS8y37mW4Oxu/hQQztf/jd:Q6Px4HoT9GbHk2NfhZphVyrlu/hQQ5
IMP C6066FACB10B8EEA5BB61F38891A0A29
PESHA1 4A5F8A4672E4076C9608480D3AF86BE9AF9E11D0
PE256 995A0D9E58074E9CAB08ABE63B81955239E96FE5259CD562C163934DEBA8E9C6

Runtime Data

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\System32\wow64.dll
C:\Windows\System32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Windows\System32\wow64win.dll
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SearchIndexer.exe

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 3300000266BD1580EFA75CD6D3000000000266
  • Thumbprint: A4341B9FD50FB9964283220A36A1EF6F6FAA7840
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: SearchIndexer.exe
  • Product Name: Windows Search
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 7.0.17763.1490 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 7.0.17763.1490
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 32-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/70
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/8fac5e5ee7e0cfad8684ea66605282d0b006fa151a484904860a961eeef09750/detection/

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SearchIndexer.exe 44

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of SearchIndexer.exe being misused. While SearchIndexer.exe is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
sigma sysmon_raw_disk_access_using_illegitimate_tools.yml - '\searchindexer.exe' DRL 1.0

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