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Program info

Estimated safety rating


conhost.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if conhost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Normally, this program is found in C:\WINDOWS\system32\conhost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is d752c96401e2540a443c599154fc6fa9.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Belongs to the operating system


conhost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


conhost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in conhost.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.