What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 17997

Our database contains 5140 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 was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Generic Host Process for Win32 Services. Agregate rating is 1(1) 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:
(Empty Value)
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
Version:
1.0.0.0
MD5:
c79f8b5e37b578be9b847c58b53a1fab
SHA1:
c475f0c22155721f6ac61b866a635f7d39fc144d
SHA256:
ea2629143f0bca26158e4005217246dfbea2edaa8b2d7e18a9349e3d2ba68a07
Size:
937984
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32\sysuser
Operating System:
Windows Vista
Occurence:
Low oc0

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Microsoft Security Essentials2014-06-01 15:14:50
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Is the Process "svchost.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
Our final rating for this file is Threat. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
37% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
56% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "svchost.exe"

  • THREATrating from user MikeOne (Variant: 17997)

    Check carefully the MD5 sumcheck of this file. In this version, it is not an original part of the operating system (Generic Host Process for Win32 Services), but a Spyware.007Spy Trojan virus.