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What is SPRunner.exe?

SPRunner.exe is part of Search Protect and developed by Conduit according to the SPRunner.exe version information.

SPRunner.exe's description is "Search Protect by Conduit"

SPRunner.exe is digitally signed by Conduit Ltd..

SPRunner.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\searchprotect\bin\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected SPRunner.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameSearch Protect
Company nameConduit
File descriptionSearch Protect by Conduit
Internal nameUnknown
Original filenameSearchProtect (R) P
Legal copyright2012 (c) Conduit. All rights reserv..
Product version1.5.0.71
File version1.5.0.71

The following is the available information on SPRunner.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameSearch Protect
Company nameConduit
File descriptionSearch Protect by Conduit
Internal nameUnknown
Original filenameSearchProtect (R) P
Legal copyright2012 (c) Conduit. All rights reserved.
Product version1.5.0.71
File version1.5.0.71

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameConduit Ltd.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number3a82654719d8f75b59134f7b66465210

VirusTotal report

4 of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the SPRunner.exe file. That's a 9% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
DrWeb Adware.BGuard.15
ESET-NOD32 Win32/Conduit.SearchProtect.D
Malwarebytes BuyPUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE BuyConduit (fs)
4 of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the SPRunner.exe file.

SPRunner.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove SPRunner.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the SPRunner.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that SPRunner.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate SPRunner.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the SPRunner.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate SPRunner.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\searchprotect\bin\SPRunner.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the SPRunner.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If SPRunner.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If SPRunner.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If SPRunner.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that SPRunner.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above








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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ba2d6991a577dc63be639603de1218bf
SHA2560b2631369fd93812f48de57dc6bae33c332ea0462271b3d72eb03e96dc7ca4c1

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to sprunner.exe:

sprunner.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

sprunner.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Search Protect by Conduit has stopped working.

End Program - sprunner.exe. This program is not responding.

sprunner.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

sprunner.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with SPRunner.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with SPRunner.exe:



What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with SPRunner.exe. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 11 users.

Votes
Keep0 %
0
Remove100 %
11

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with SPRunner.exe. Only 11 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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