What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 1140279

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 Host Process for Windows Services. Agregate rating is 3(3) stars - based on 18 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
Host Process for Windows Services
Operating System:
Windows 7
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Antivirus2016-09-07 23:40:38
avast! Antivirus2016-09-07 23:38:07
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-07 23:24:40
IObit Malware Fighter2016-09-07 23:07:03
ESET Endpoint Security 6.1.2227.32016-09-07 23:07:03
Avira Antivirus2016-09-07 22:55:23
AVG Internet Security2016-09-07 22:49:48
COMODO Antivirus2016-09-07 22:30:49
Norton AntiVirus2016-09-07 22:18:20
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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

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50% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
50% 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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55% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
27% 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"

  • SAFErating from user mstayros

  • THREATrating from user vorcshop (Variant: 1140279)

    нагружает процессор на 50-100% щитаю вирусом остановил процесс снял все галочки в разрешениях и теперь всёго 1-5% используется путь к файлу: C:WindowsSystem32svchost.exe

  • SAFErating from user NEugeny74 (Variant: 1140279)

    Safe, but uses almost all of the RAM for two weeks. I have 16 GB of RAM, the process takes more than 10 GB.

  • THREATrating from user fak (Variant: 1140279)

    забирает ресурсы процессора

  • SAFErating from user Maciek (Variant: 1140279)

    Bezpieczne jak jajka Grodzkiej przed kopniakiem :D

  • THREATrating from user Pluskeflag es

  • THREATrating from user Borisflag ru

  • THREATrating from user Джексонflag ru

  • THREATrating from user Aurikk

  • THREATrating from user felixflag ru

  • SAFErating from user DJflag ru

  • THREATrating from user Олегflag ru

  • SAFErating from user its as much of a threat as Microsoft (Variant: 1140279)

    Microsoft creating malicious software to combat "malicious software" (see competitors) that causes more problems than the "malicious software" ever could. -since before their was "malicious software"

  • SAFErating from user Mike

  • THREATrating from user Ericssonicaflag ru

  • SAFErating from user degert

  • SAFErating from user Longwood (Variant: 1140279)

    The only svchost.exe i have found to be malicious was svchost.exe.32

  • SAFErating from user spook (Variant: 1140279)

    seems to be well behaved