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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, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path


This application is normally stored on disk in C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 448bf22538f1dfcb3412ae2b1cf123a9.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very 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 uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

Has valid windows


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

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


conhost.exe is digitally signed. 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 Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.