Our database contains 5280 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 4(4) 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
- Host Process for Windows Services
- 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
- Operating System:
- Windows Vista
|Antivirus Name||Latest Toleration|
|ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Antivirus||2016-07-28 10:00:16|
|avast! Antivirus||2016-07-28 09:29:39|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||2016-07-27 21:45:59|
|Kaspersky Internet Security||2016-07-27 20:37:22|
|Avira Antivirus||2016-07-27 18:21:22|
|Kaspersky Free||2016-07-27 15:37:30|
|BullGuard Antivirus||2016-07-27 06:50:12|
|360 Total Security||2016-07-27 06:10:39|
|ESET Smart Security 9.0.349.19||2016-07-26 23:43:34|
Is the Process "svchost.exe" Safe or Threat ?
20% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
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8% 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 .
SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 23)
Svchost.exe is system process for hosting dynamically linked services.
SAFErating from user 29732B for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 502181)
Depends on the MD5 - otherwise, it is safe, if not very annoying and memory-hogging.
THREATrating from user SpyFly for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 502181)
As far as I can see, Svchost.exe es pretty easy hijacked. It takes 50% of my CPU all time. But, whatever get into it jumps to another program to keep using the 50% procesor. I "saw" when it moved to iexplorer.exe. When this happend, the svchst.exe moved down in the procesor consumtion while iexplorer.exe took over the top position with constant 50% +-2% CPU consumtion. Don't know what it is, I have used Microsoft site procedures with MS site programs (Antivirus, Checkdisk) along with McAffy Antivirus, AnviSmart, GlaryUtilities with results all the same: Sistem with no-problems. However mi PC has been taken by some program and can do no much with little part of the CPU time. Also, Idle Time of the CPU is constantly hi leaving less than 10% all the time of the CPU available to other programs.
SAFErating from user 808 for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 180478)
Part of Vista version 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
SAFErating from user Jurij for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe