What is Seaport.exe?

ErrorI’m still getting a lot of traffic from people looking for Seaport.exe and how to remove it – Seaport.exe, a battle of the cloud. It’s not a virus, it’s an app from Microsoft for souping up search. If you want to disable it here’s how:

Update: How to stop seaport.exe

Here’s the basics on stopping seaport.exe

For Vista go to Start and Start Search and enter “services.msc”

For XP go to Start Run


and enter “services.msc”


Click OK. Next you’ll get this screen pop up:


Scroll down do seaport.exe, right click and select Properties – a box like this will appear:


Go to Startup Type and select Disabled.

This should stop it hogging up your machine working.