What is mssearch.exe? Is mssearch.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: Windows Search Engine
Product: Windows Vista/7
"mssearch.exe" is the process for the Search Engine of Windows Vista. There is also a file named mssearch.exe that is related to Microsoft SQL Server (Microsoft Search for full text indexing).
Note: The mssearch.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, mssearch.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Check this with Security Task Manager.
Virus with same file name:
Troj/Zlob-BC - Symantec Corporation
Average user rating of mssearch.exe: based on 18 votes. Read also the 16 reviews.
390 users ask for this file. 10 users rated it as not dangerous. 1 user rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 2 users rated it as dangerous. 1 user didn't rate it ("don't know").
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