What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 110

Our database contains 5599 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 Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Generic Host Process for Win32 Services. Agregate rating is 3(3) stars - based on 5 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process svchost.exe.

svchost.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)
Operating System:
Windows XP
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Panda Antivirus Pro 20162016-09-07 22:57:52
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-07 18:39:01
ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Antivirus2016-09-07 17:15:23
Avast Antivirus2016-09-07 07:24:30
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 20122016-09-07 04:06:13
Norton Internet Security2016-09-07 01:03:24
360 Total Security2016-09-06 20:43:29
Sophos Anti-Virus2016-09-06 20:42:44
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-06 07:03:39
AVG Internet Security2016-09-06 01:24:44
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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

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60% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
40% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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50% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
25% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Threat
42% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
58% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "svchost.exe"

  • THREATrating from user Zoran for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 505275)

    svchost.exe has spiked my CPU at 100% since i unistall Microsoft Security Essential...

  • THREATrating from user catilley1092 for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 505275)

    This is obviously some type of threat, as only recently, my CPU has spiked at 100% for long periods of time. Task Manager reveals this file as being the culprit. XP Pro, OEM reinstall twice has this issue. In past reinstalls, this hasn't been an issue.

  • SAFErating from user frangkygosal for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe

  • SAFErating from user Xearo (Variant: 110)

    This service/File is generally part of the Microsoft operating system.. Due to the threat this file has If it is not located in %systemroot%windows/system32 Is is more than likely a virus.. If in doubt scan it with a good antivirus program.

  • SAFErating from user Anonymous (Variant: 110)

    This is the "Generic Host Process" for native Windows services. As long as it is installed to %SystemRoot%\system32, it's part of Windows. You will see multiple copies of svchost.exe running.