What is the "taskhostex.exe" ?

Our database contains 64 different files for filename taskhostex.exe . This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Host Process for Windows Tasks. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 6 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process taskhostex.exe.

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The taskhost.exe is a Task Host which is a generic Host Process for Windows 7 32-bit Services. This generic process acts as a host for processes that run from DLLs. At startup of the system the TASKHOST checks the number of Services in the Registry and builds a list of DLL-based services which should be loaded and then loads them. For each DLL-based service of group of services there should be one running instance of taskhost.exe. Here You can find informative article about this file from Microsoft : http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/what-is-host-process-for-windows-tasks-and-why/dfb80585-00f3-4970-b8d3-44f157a8ed35?msgId=80efd61e-896e-4554-b46a-93216c7fff86

taskhostex.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "taskhostex.exe"

Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Host Process for Windows Tasks
Operating System:
Windows 8
April 9, 2013
High oc2

Is the Process "taskhostex.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.
Latest new variant of the file with name "taskhostex.exe" was discovered 7 days ago. Our database contains 40 variants of the file "taskhostex.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "taskhostex.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.

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