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Program info

Estimated safety rating


conhost.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if conhost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Usually, the default name and path where the program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 841f937d7b6a7eb605d1b4535de889da.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This application can exploit the full power of a modern PC cpu.

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


conhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in conhost.exe is valid. 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 application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.