What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 947599

Our database contains 4981 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 SVCHOST and was developed by company Microsoft. This file has description Svchost. Agregate rating is 1(1) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process svchost.exe.

svchost.exe Process
Product:
SVCHOST
Company:
Microsoft
Description:
Svchost
Version:
1.0.0.0
MD5:
5216aeaf53755eb5977553ba579ed3ab
SHA1:
5b06f123ca1beb90384700e2c91f22976898189f
SHA256:
715900ec4ce806a07e92567120ffa824b07b781fb449206ce43abfa9e19db8cc
Size:
28672
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
Low oc0

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: 947599)

    svchost.exe is the "Generic Host Process" for native Windows services. The Svchost.exe file is located in the %SystemRoot%\System32 folder. At startup, Svchost.exe checks the services part of the registry to construct a list of services that it must load. As a core Windows process, it can be a target for many viruses - which happend in case of this specific file. This file was infected by Trojan.Win32.Generic virus, clear it from Your computer. Check the MD5 version, there are many files with this name.

  • THREATrating from user Melbar (Variant: 947599)

    Malware MD5: 5216AEAF53755EB5977553BA579ED3AB Dir: %WINDIR%\svchost.exe