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Program info

Estimated safety rating


conhost.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if conhost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


The default name and directory where this program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 241ae1e0c9273bda37848264e1e169c6.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


conhost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


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

Has valid windows


This executable does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.

Digitally signed


conhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from conhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.