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What is SeaPort.exe?

SeaPort.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if SeaPort.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

SeaPort.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft SeaPort Search Enhancement Broker or Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack or Bing Bar belongs to software Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack or Bing Bar or BingBar Setup or Microsoft Search Enhancement by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: SeaPort.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SeaPort.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 240,512 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 226,656 bytes and 10 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/seaport.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. SeaPort.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using SeaPort.exe, you can also do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack or Bing Bar)
  2) visit the www.microsoft.com support page [1][2]
  3) search for an update [1][2] on the vendor’s website.

Recommended: Identify SeaPort.exe related errors

If SeaPort.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 249,648 bytes. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The program is not visible. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SeaPort.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SeaPort.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.


User Comments

Apparently this is more system bloat from Microsoft. Will quarantine and see what happens.
  JCatFreelancing   (further information)
Enables the detection, download and installation of up-to-date configuration files for Microsoft Search Enhancement applications. Also provides server communication for the customer experience improvement program. If this service is disabled, search enhancement features such as search history may not work correctly. Read more: http://www.brighthub.com/computing/windows-platform/articles/25607.aspx#ixzz1BfL0XtMK
  John   (further information)
Wird mit dem Windows Live (Messenger u. co.) Installiert. Kann ├╝ber "Dienste" deinstalliert werden.
  Paul von Egal   (further information)
ist Teil von Bingtoolbar
it makes remote connections to un whoisable ips an i haft to watch my data plan so not good for me! It should ask for permission im deleting
Belongs to Search Enhancement Pack. The Search Enhancement Pack is a part of the Live toolbar, the search enhancement pack is not really needed. See link
  Ax   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of SeaPort.exe: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments.
2 users think SeaPort.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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