settingsynchost.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if settingsynchost.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\SettingSyncHost.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 2d443c08aaf6b917528ef0309742723e.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
settingsynchost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current PC processor.
The description stored in the exe is Host Process for Setting Synchronization.
File version 10.0.17763.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.
settingsynchost.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from settingsynchost.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.