What does the SearchService.exe file do?
The SearchService.exe process is also known as Ticno Search Service or, as the case may be, TicnoSearch and is a part of Ticno Indexator. This software is produced by Media Labs (ticno.com). An obsolete or defective version of SearchService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Ticno Search service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Ticno Search service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SearchService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SearchService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SearchService.exe Ticno Search service
SearchService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SearchService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 517,632 bytes (33% of all these files), 279,968 bytes, 226,392 bytes or, as the case may be, 258,048 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 51% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SearchService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about SearchService?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Ticno Indexator
To remove Ticno Search service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Ticno Indexator in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SearchService.exe (Ticno Search service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Ticno Search service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Ticno Search service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SearchService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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