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Program info

Estimated safety rating


shellexperiencehost.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if shellexperiencehost.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path


The default name and path where this application is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is d8af40724c9af0f4b593d1ae3679e8b8.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows Shell Experience Host

The description stored in the program is Windows Shell Experience Host.

File version

 10.0.10586.306 (th2_release_sec.160422-1850)

File version stored as a property 10.0.10586.306 (th2_release_sec.160422-1850).


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


shellexperiencehost.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in shellexperiencehost.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

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 stored in registry.