What is the "mshta.exe" ?

Our database contains 296 different files for filename mshta.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name mshta.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 Microsoft (R) HTML Application host. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process mshta.exe.

mshta.exe Process

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

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Microsoft (R) HTML Application host
Version:
6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
MD5:
733c18a23ee25cb2cf6ef65acd8db866
SHA1:
0da53ae914161ce8b1854377412f863af9c262da
SHA256:
e9908d76bb779162702ca2b4dc57469c8dcbae7fc03a031b1ecd9343e42457f4
Size:
29184
Directory:
L:\SamSoft\Driver\Tools
Operating System:
Windows XP
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "mshta.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
50% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "mshta.exe" was discovered 3176 days ago. Our database contains 53 variants of the file "mshta.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 "mshta.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.

User Reviews of the "mshta.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "mshta.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Mikel for file C:\Windows\System32\mshta.exe

  • SAFErating from user ivpat for file C:\Windows\System32\mshta.exe