What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 15476

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 1(1) stars - based on 2 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
Operating System:
Windows XP
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
360 Total Security2015-12-10 12:24:39
avast! Antivirus2015-07-14 11:20:16
Bitdefender Antivirus2014-08-13 19:56:17
Norton 3602014-04-07 17:17:51
Norton Internet Security2013-09-08 10:57:52
Bitdefender Virenschutz2013-06-29 18:43:36
Microsoft Security Essentials2013-05-27 23:40:47
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Is the Process "svchost.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Threat .
Our final rating for this file is Threat. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
36% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
56% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "svchost.exe"

  • THREATrating from user 546354 for file C:\Windows\svchost.exeflag ru

  • THREATrating from user MikeOne (Variant: 15476)

    Check carefully the MD5 sumcheck of this file. In this version, it is not an original part of the operating system (Generic Host Process for Win32 Services), but a Win32.Jeefo familly virus.