Windows Search by Microsoft

Remove propsys.dll
Version:   6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
MD5:   1a4da1d6287b99033d144b436c23b656
SHA1:   3d0dd9f91bd11fe75653e8099e414ef46eb7b17f
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is propsys.dll?

Microsoft Property System for Windows Search, formerly known as Windows Desktop Search (WDS) is an indexed desktop search platform. Windows Search builds a full-text index of files on a computer. Windows Search features incremental search search. The search service consists of several components, including the Gatherer, the Merger, the Backoff Controller, and the Query Processor, among others.

About propsys.dll (from Microsoft)

Windows Search provides an easy and comprehensive solution for finding and organizing the content you care about, whether it's on your PC, in an e-mail message or attachment, on a remote file share,


File name:propsys.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows® Search
Description:Microsoft Property System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\propsys.dll
Original name:propsys.dll.mui
File version:6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version:6.3.9600.16384
Size:396 KB (405,504 bytes)
Build date:2/22/2014 1:44 AM
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Office Document Property Handler' with CLSID {97e467b4-98c6-4f19-9588-161b7773d6f6}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 73.86%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.93%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.52%
Windows Vista Business 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 0.57%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.57%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.01% of Windows® Search.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.95%
Hewlett-Packard 19.74%
Toshiba 14.47%
Sony 11.84%
Gateway 9.21%
ASUS 6.58%
Acer 4.61%
Lenovo 1.32%
Intel 1.32%
Packard Bell 0.66%
Samsung 0.66%
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