Is searchfilterhost.exe a virus and if not, what is it?

What is this exactly? This is a process, not a virus or a Windows core file, but it is an essential part of Windows, and it is a safe process. However, it has been known to causes problem, even though it is a dependable Microsoft file which can be located in the Windows folder: C:\Windows\System32 folder. It only started to…
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What Exactly is the Significance of the Process Called audiodg.exe?

What is this process? There is a new audio component in Vista (hosting the audio engine) which is called It is a part of the Windows program, although it is run externally from the usual Windows audio service. Also, it hosts the Audio Device Graph, isolating it from the Windows Audio Service. Why use an externally run process? There are…
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What is trustedinstaller.exe?

What is this exe file? Trustedinstaller is a built-in user account in both Windows 7 and 8, and Windows Vista. In fact, it is said that this user account, or process, “owns” a range of system files, which includes certain files in the Program Files folder, the Windows folder. Also, it includes the folder which is created after the upgrading of…
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