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What is the "taskhostex.exe" ?

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Our database contains 41 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. taskhostex.exe Agregate rating is 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"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Host Process for Windows Tasks
Version:
6.2.9200.16547
MD5:
0899bf12b2142213630d49e645b8a507
SHA1:
8e1c78c6778f8a955d5280e496de6fe5f53131a6
SHA256:
cc544b5534d11077555344a980cb439697d7f7fd6728008d1a31eb9c0b4bc8e1
Size:
72192
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows 8
Discovered:
April 9, 2013
Occurence:
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 106 days ago. Our database contains 22 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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