Important: If your PC is producing SearchProtection.exe errors, you should check your Windows operating system immediately!

The file SearchProtection.exe is part of the program unknown from the manufacturer unknown. Its task: SearchProtection.exe warns when changing the browser's search standard.
SearchProtection.exe is normally found in the directory %programfiles%\Yahoo!\Search Protection. If the file is located in another folder, you may have selected this path when installing the software. Under certain circumstances, this can also be an indication of a virus.

How to fix SearchProtection.exe errors

If Windows notifies you of SearchProtection.exe errors, the cause may be the result of damaged or corrupted registry entries.
In most cases, it helps to check the Windows registry for SearchProtection.exe errors!

If this does not fix SearchProtection.exe errors, we recommend uninstalling the program using the Control Panel and then running a scan of the Windows registry again.

SearchProtection.exe slows down my PC!

Programs and files can have a strong impact on the performance of a Windows operating system. In some cases, this also includes SearchProtection.exe.
In case of doubt, you should uninstall the program in question.
If SearchProtection.exe is in the Windows startup folder, it can slow down a PC. We recommend that you turn off the automatic startup of this program if you do not need this function.
Our advise: TuneUp Utilities disables unnecessary startup programs and Windows applications thereby minimizing the load on your computer. The software also fixes SearchProtection.exe errors!

Is SearchProtection.exe harmful to my computer?

SearchProtection.exe is considered to be trustworthy. If the file is not located in the standard path, this may indicate the presence of a virus. Scan your PC with an up-to-date virus scanner. We recommend using the free antivirus software AVG Anti-Virus Free from

All information about SearchProtection.exe:

The following information about SearchProtection.exe is available.
Product name: unknown
Process name: Yahoo Search Protection
manufacturer: unknown
Website manufacturer: unknown
Standard path: %programfiles%\Yahoo!\Search Protection
Category: Part of unknown.
Assessment: trustworthy