conhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if conhost.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
This application is usually found in C:\Windows\System32\conhost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 4fa01d9244ff0c2c8915bc3208591717.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
conhost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Console Window Host.
File version 6.1.7601.23889 (win7sp1_ldr.170810-1615).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This app does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
conhost.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to conhost.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.