What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 2024

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 CX0WfqSMqHGEChD and was developed by company SwztbFdU3O14. 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
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Operating System:
Windows 7
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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.
38% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
55% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "svchost.exe"

  • THREATrating from user Admin (Variant: 2024)

    This file is not in the System directory and file description contain wrong values. This makes the file suspicious. The antiviruses don't detect it as threat but be careful.

  • THREATrating from user MikeOne (Variant: 2024)

    The file svchost.exe is the Generic Host Process for Win32 Services used for administering 16-bit-based dynamically linked library files (DLL files) including other supplementary support applications. As a such file can be a common target for virus attack, so in case of any doubts scan it. Can have multiple instances in the memory. This file should be located in the %SYSTEM% directory, this location is suspicious, even that the file was marked as not containing any virus.