What is the "thumbnailextractionhost.exe" ? Variant 12831712

Our database contains 27 different files for filename thumbnailextractionhost.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the thumbnailextractionhost.exe then visit General Information Page . This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Thumbnail Handler Extraction Host. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process thumbnailextractionhost.exe.

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thumbnailextractionhost.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Thumbnail Handler Extraction Host
Operating System:
Windows 8
August 18, 2012
Medium oc1

Demographics distribution

Aproximately 29% of users are in the Italy. It is also popular in Russian Federation and United States of America.

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Windows Defender2015-03-23 17:30:19
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20152015-02-01 21:44:47
Avira Desktop2015-02-01 13:45:38
Panda Free Antivirus2014-12-26 21:46:13
avast! Antivirus2014-12-26 17:46:16
Norton Internet Security2014-12-26 12:29:42
Panda Cloud Antivirus2014-11-25 22:49:54
COMODO Antivirus2014-11-21 11:29:15
Norton AntiVirus2014-11-06 08:54:10
ESET Smart Security 7.02014-10-21 21:41:54
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Is the Process "thumbnailextractionhost.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.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "thumbnailextractionhost.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.

33% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
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User Reviews of the "thumbnailextractionhost.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 12831712)

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    This file is part of Windows 8.