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What is searchsettings.exe? Search Settings

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: SearchSettings.exe is generally considered malware (Trojan) and should be removed. It is a product of Vendio Services and has been reported to hijack your search toolbar to Yahoo. It has been known to install during some shareware and freeware program installations. It has also been reported under the name of Dealio toolbar.

searchsettings.exe DISABLE AND REMOVE. Intrusive adware or spyware.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.00%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
searchsettings.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x31e578ce0575f28dec792ae225ac2c8d More File Information 4/16/2014 Signed 15 28 311 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xb97118623fe96d06240647fce96b4f70 More File Information 4/16/2014 Signed 19 52 68 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xb7c6f474a2b4135a8ac34b2f068ea577 More File Information 4/16/2014 Signed 1 1 2 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x992c5a2e411301161ebf777e059f817c More File Information 4/16/2014 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x609df0b2e7b4601e922f21b00377c9a8 More File Information 4/16/2014 Signed 1 4 24 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xbdc99e55d389b52096b1c642faeb5a72 More File Information 4/10/2014 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xc99645952fda42584fe101c0b90d979a More File Information 4/6/2014 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x1bf3b49359f050195870a4dca807558a More File Information 3/27/2014 Signed 0 0 49 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x57a7e20b52b49b2b986f14033a050293 More File Information 3/26/2014 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xda096877bf07ca500b190bb85fa6936e More File Information 3/24/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x557a5d55ab1daec3bc6ee3bc8263314d More File Information 3/17/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xf31168097656046c73e4e496aa52cc3b More File Information 3/8/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xab9873b7f667e2489c714ca61dda871a More File Information 2/22/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xbdc9f54930b64f10160e416e0d9be373 More File Information 2/22/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x362c6dd209cac3d34a64b8589d1c47b7 More File Information 2/17/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x6840ba3b95007a84239ae012b2bfdda7 More File Information 2/11/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x01cbd7488bfafc48c699316d15476d1a More File Information 1/31/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x7b7e71fc30315df7fd2cb6589e36571c More File Information 1/23/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x414eacbc851e7fa68f1402ebb639c493 More File Information 1/23/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xc7755e5506b9ca853f2e5321a113814b More File Information 1/20/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x6a418632e1a24f3d6d597a10310fe8e0 More File Information 1/11/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xd3686104d4230c33d8ea686bb0da8605 More File Information 1/5/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x4049cdd1d5f9583debd90bca736f3047 More File Information 1/4/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x4c813dd3189bc83db98b4deefc1feaf1 More File Information 12/29/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x63f43dc4385b309ea551942fe738fbae More File Information 12/28/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x7e74a5bbcb371380c77c228cdc1eb536 More File Information 12/18/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x22850bdb2ff53d818b50bbef812c0a51 More File Information 12/13/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xca00843720541368c4e7113ede28cf0b More File Information 12/8/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xb0fcc7d5d90ab716b93e2851b34e7105 More File Information 11/29/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x5cc1b80b87ef764890b3d2d8501e73d6 More File Information 11/20/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xda72dd30d168e925655c3beb46dc515d More File Information 11/20/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xb6406057eda0beb2bf62d28ec7d22a60 More File Information 11/15/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xaac6f33e80e88df8de62b4bbfc9cac84 More File Information 11/10/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x421fdc70335a631bb6238174a8e8d62b More File Information 11/8/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x12ebe1324d23f0b50ac28aa4b1269698 More File Information 11/7/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x2503ffd3ece2ad255c42ebad196862c7 More File Information 11/6/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x12feb05da20c2d1ff8f422bbd2d1b9dd More File Information 11/1/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xc80efbd4e154cb2c6ce0fc0de181df62 More File Information 10/22/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xac69480d9b90e4673b8bb57ea602d591 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x921cd3978a5fdcc20d14a8691d2221ba More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x5545056898ce2af20c44702e102a0c20 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x5098c3d2ad517306ec2c66be58abf43b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xd34f56c97ada3dde3fd7633d78882e1b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x71631a6fb907f80f68983bc61fa7ae4b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x6492400c9efbb8691ec09a6756c1f54c More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x8132e679c637ec8c097457aa1b08269f More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xbf7834a06e2a8bfb31245e4bb104d91e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xe9558ed7f36ca51642cc3529e36646d6 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x9f94d290d4c22cdb63b07c8dd458d519 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xa0546d23bb15faa2ba5b09b3f78a7fb4 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xbee4f6567d4c7bee6bcb8d465e5f471e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x1e960afda45f931d44291f3cb81ab26e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x589b64ebb836582c46fad4f16f837815 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x16d4f14e0e8740df9f60b9592bafc5ba More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
55 Status 0x2ba55d793667eaca14437277dd472b29 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x099353d3b19a2b9fa4664e04872ac49a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x0099353d3b19a2b9fa4664e04872ac49 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0xa3daf1b141965c20fbd5cb9db9c7aaec More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xf9ddf9ba6126754e60f7ec3e0c3ca4ad More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x52ebe9f1cbcd3b60b08a61c8d3feeece More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x36acfc66fa66fd80b66592980569f90d More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x538bd2f44a956213d9f3789bdabee071 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x2d5966e168ad595193f4a1c4dd76b20e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x32778e2c5f60da445db6644bcad73f96 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x91b3cd7595274b90c253b74057920811 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xabb6898707ff15e8c0ca4f02b2ad8e17 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x1b124a5fc172b385034798e91e4ff5e5 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x1072c6551414a75be18209be05ec671e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x782c1eb704048b5a16b689c2b5159ece More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x0b930c1ddc703690d53e34282aadbcca More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xc3a8aa89d2cc0848d3641a4f41082613 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xe802e0a0874a5b15f2345ab2868214c2 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xf94a2bfc0a0cd8f86c7125636c4c7778 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x11395157c0b05a272e21bdcc3c4d8033 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xda40d166282a6d3d78ce182e3e2f9b71 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x00ed8dbe21dca52c62ae769d7e5d78b9 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xb8f85eacbbbf7a36a542ed35105b10af More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x980880a8a4581270b43c5ad00fc3f349 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x3e52ca960046617c5aea48700e17620e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x3cd8749b84916f7cc203bd37f6f78552 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x2a3e24cc75fe8bd1222c10e587cf5cfe More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x2ff0d67866a5d62dd8a41b295d7b8659 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x4464ef1a84ed7b1968a49efc410954a7 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x77a6135ca783d714c90be034edce5dc5 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x8cd9e7bc107216d6bb81b0799603cd93 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xfe4c7ed6a1d77b89079b101b0f7b1e41 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x9c90080f0db4ce726fc99ceac0a060b8 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x038f34fe28b7f99e3c36e770e0ad557c More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xda44e6a49b96a5fc799f4413d83c8315 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x6433b39fb6155eb69de2bf278757c9d1 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x5779af51f0201c99796b5fc62c2f6539 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xf3dace0eeba8a076af602d67b076bf2c More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x99865c47bda214d5518aba08f71242c9 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0xd18bef36622511586e0347d3ffd94b35 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xc99645952fda42584fe101c0b90d979a 9/3/2013 6:48:00 AM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1328 KB
2 Status 0x77a6135ca783d714c90be034edce5dc5 2/21/2013 12:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1287 KB
3 Status 0x36acfc66fa66fd80b66592980569f90d 10/17/2012 7:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1085 KB
4 Status 0xd18bef36622511586e0347d3ffd94b35 6/28/2012 1:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1064 KB
5 Status 0x11395157c0b05a272e21bdcc3c4d8033 2/7/2012 6:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 0 KB
6 Status 0x099353d3b19a2b9fa4664e04872ac49a 2/5/2012 5:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1000 KB
7 Status 0x8cd9e7bc107216d6bb81b0799603cd93 2/2/2012 8:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 519 KB
8 Status 0xfe4c7ed6a1d77b89079b101b0f7b1e41 1/26/2012 8:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 873 KB
9 Status 0xb8f85eacbbbf7a36a542ed35105b10af 1/23/2012 3:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 0 KB
10 Status 0x4464ef1a84ed7b1968a49efc410954a7 1/16/2012 4:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 0 KB
11 Status 0x00ed8dbe21dca52c62ae769d7e5d78b9 1/13/2012 4:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 0 KB
12 Status 0x28c9f606f6f2f15a7069f17117f50744 1/12/2012 6:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 968 KB
13 Status 0x589b64ebb836582c46fad4f16f837815 9/19/2011 6:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 952 KB
14 Status 0x2ba55d793667eaca14437277dd472b29 8/19/2011 7:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 969 KB
15 Status 0xa3daf1b141965c20fbd5cb9db9c7aaec 8/12/2011 6:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 952 KB
16 Status 0x42b6cda2f25ec06bc2700eb593641741 8/3/2011 11:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 952 KB
17 Status 0x6e79c2721fe13a134508cb51ec279482 7/29/2011 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 947 KB
18 Status 0x20c40a1fa6e8ad0dd61afd917d6e56f9 6/6/2011 4:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 962 KB
19 Status 0x269b7767e0b1d6bc4161ac5ab54057c3 11/20/2010 1:24:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 13 Search Settings 1044 KB
20 Status 0x16d4f14e0e8740df9f60b9592bafc5ba 8/3/2010 3:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 952 KB
21 Status 0xb67e2269c1ea2f8e5fc97eb4a71a8de0 5/10/2010 9:21:00 PM Unknown 1, 1, 0, 4 Search Settings 1012 KB
22 Status 0xcca611fa885e115931b630559b8f2264 3/18/2010 5:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1024 KB
23 Status 0xd048d7669af3b7696776464211c83c86 3/11/2010 5:40:00 AM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1020 KB
24 Status 0x9afe6de43661226b86716ae262f7373f 2/20/2010 4:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 952 KB
25 Status 0xb3de5de91de0704f132ce8807244ff9f 2/16/2010 8:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Search Settings 1032 KB



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