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SeaPort

 

General Information

This service is not installed by default. You can add or remove this service by heading to http://download.live.com/. It is installed with Windows Live Essentials to enhance Windows Search.

Windows 7

Default Description

Enables the detection, download and installation of up-to-date configuration files for Microsoft Search Enhancement applications. Also provides server communication for the customer experience improvement program. If this service is disabled, search enhancement features such as search history may not work correctly.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Professional Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SeaPort
Display Name: SeaPort

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service SeaPort needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require SeaPort to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Enables the detection, download and installation of up-to-date configuration files for Microsoft Search Enhancement applications. Also provides server communication for the customer experience improvement program. If this service is disabled, search enhancement features such as search history may not work correctly.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Business Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SeaPort
Display Name: SeaPort

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service SeaPort needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require SeaPort to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading

None at this time.