What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 12228963

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 5(5) stars - based on 1 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 8
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Avast Antivirus2016-09-05 21:52:02
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 20102016-09-05 18:10:53
Windows Defender2016-09-05 16:23:14
Trend Micro Maximum Security2016-09-05 14:28:36
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-05 04:22:12
Avira Antivirus2016-09-04 18:09:04
avast! Antivirus2016-09-02 17:18:25
AVG Internet Security2016-09-02 16:29:39
ESET Smart Security 6.02016-08-31 09:06:24
Norton Internet Security2016-08-29 19:26:05
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "svchost.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 "svchost.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.

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"

  • SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 12228963)

    Windows 8 version of the Host Process for Windows Services.