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Program info

Estimated safety rating


skypehost.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if skypehost.exe is malware or not which doesn't harm the computer. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.SkypeApp_11.8.190.0_x64__kzf8qxf38zg5c\SkypeHost.exe

This application is normally found on disk in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.SkypeApp_11.8.190.0_x64__kzf8qxf38zg5c\SkypeHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is b573d6373be71c153f9f47037cefb73f.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Accepts incoming connections


skypehost.exe appears to act as a internet server. This means other computers can connect to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We advise looking at this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


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