Our database contains 4718 different files for filename svchost.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the svchost.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name svchost.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Generic Host Process for Win32 Services. Agregate rating is 3(3) stars - based on 5 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process svchost.exe.
- Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
- Microsoft Corporation
- Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
- 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)
- Operating System:
- Windows XP
|Antivirus Name||Latest Toleration|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||2016-12-31|
|360 Total Security||2016-12-30|
|ESET Smart Security 4.2||2016-12-30|
|AVG AntiVirus Free Edition||2016-12-29|
|AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013||2016-12-29|
|ESET Smart Security 10.0.369.1||2016-12-29|
|Panda Antivirus Pro 2016||2016-09-07 22:57:52|
|AVG AntiVirus Free Edition||2016-09-07 18:39:01|
Is the Process "svchost.exe" Safe or Threat ?
40% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
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10% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Threat
57% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .
THREATrating from user Zoran for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 505275)
svchost.exe has spiked my CPU at 100% since i unistall Microsoft Security Essential...
THREATrating from user catilley1092 for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 505275)
This is obviously some type of threat, as only recently, my CPU has spiked at 100% for long periods of time. Task Manager reveals this file as being the culprit. XP Pro, OEM reinstall twice has this issue. In past reinstalls, this hasn't been an issue.
SAFErating from user frangkygosal for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
SAFErating from user Xearo (Variant: 110)
This service/File is generally part of the Microsoft operating system.. Due to the threat this file has If it is not located in %systemroot%windows/system32 Is is more than likely a virus.. If in doubt scan it with a good antivirus program.
SAFErating from user Anonymous (Variant: 110)
This is the "Generic Host Process" for native Windows services. As long as it is installed to %SystemRoot%\system32, it's part of Windows. You will see multiple copies of svchost.exe running.