What is the "svchost.exe" ? Variant 500673

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 20 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
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-07 23:43:34
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Antivirus2016-09-07 23:40:38
avast! Antivirus2016-09-07 23:32:47
Ad-Aware Antivirus2016-09-07 23:04:28
Avast Antivirus2016-09-07 22:38:09
360 Total Security2016-09-07 22:13:22
Kaspersky Free2016-09-07 22:13:21
ESET Smart Security 9.0.349.02016-09-07 21:48:51
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8.02016-09-07 21:37:24
Panda Antivirus Pro 20162016-09-07 21:36:43
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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

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90% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
10% 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"

  • THREATrating from user huseinflag es

  • SAFErating from user jiku for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exeflag es

  • SAFErating from user uasiaflag ru

  • SAFErating from user мишаflag ru

  • THREATrating from user мишаflag ru

  • SAFErating from user Samflag ru

  • SAFErating from user pablo pawlacco

  • SAFErating from user komele8 for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe

  • SAFErating from user Dieterflag de

  • SAFErating from user Flayro for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exeflag cs

  • SAFErating from user Guibou for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe (Variant: 503262)

    This one is marked with "-k Akamai". Probably provided with Akamai netsession interface, usefull for a better net service (web surfing quality, download speed).

  • SAFErating from user UPieper

  • SAFErating from user OperRu32

  • SAFErating from user Moraxv

  • SAFErating from user young1125 for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe

  • SAFErating from user TuliodeBree for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe (Variant: 503262)


  • SAFErating from user TuliodeBree (Variant: 500673)


  • SAFErating from user xXx-Oimel-xXx for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe (Variant: 503262)

    Jotti´s Malware Scan checker,if the Data are correct.

  • SAFErating from user Oddbrother for file C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Variant: 108)

    Used to host all services in a Windows operating system.

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe (Variant: 4942)

    In origin, this file ia s core part of Windows system : The file svchost.exe is the Generic Host Process. For 64-bt versions, the file is moved to the SysWOW64 directory.