conhost.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if conhost.exe is on your PC, 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 well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\conhost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 19bd5196020e5d015e224905bbf7c8a1.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
conhost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full power of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is Console Window Host.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.23775 (win7sp1_ldr.170417-0600).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This task does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
conhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in conhost.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.