What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 12228963

Our database contains 5599 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 Host Process for Windows Services. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process svchost.exe.

svchost.exe Process
Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Host Process for Windows Services
Version:
6.2.9200.16384
MD5:
57350bede3834915b6145b67c71c7bda
SHA1:
76111d4f5d751dcc31fbe5066c46378d57ab70ff
SHA256:
1d35014d937e02ee090a0cfc903ee6e6b1b65c832694519f2b4dc4c74d3eb0fd
Size:
30208
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows 8
Occurence:
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Avast Antivirus2017-10-31
360 Total Security2017-10-30
Ashampoo Anti-Virus2017-10-30
ESET Smart Security 2017-10-26
Windows Defender2017-10-25
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.02017-10-23
AVG AntiVirus2017-10-22
Norton Internet Security2017-10-21
Bitdefender Antivirus Free Antimalware2017-10-13
Avast Antivirus2016-09-05 21:52:02
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 20102016-09-05 18:10:53
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "svchost.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "svchost.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

50% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
25% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Threat
42% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
58% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "svchost.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 12228963)

    Windows 8 version of the Host Process for Windows Services.