ccsvchst.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if ccsvchst.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
Usually, this application is located in C:\Program Files\Symantec.cloud\PlatformAgent\ccSvcHst.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is a4d72a97b22d8e4f721fd8e4f427907a.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a current computer cpu.
The description written in the program is Symantec Service Framework.
File version stored as a property 126.96.36.199.
Publisher Symantec Corporation.
Copyright notice Copyright (c) 2016 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..
ccsvchst.exe has a digital signature. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from ccsvchst.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Symantec Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.