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Program info

Estimated safety rating


skypehost.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if skypehost.exe is malware or a legit program that doesn't harm your computer. Please be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Messaging_2.13.20000.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\SkypeHost.exe

Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Messaging_2.13.20000.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\SkypeHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 904ca475f6add4080b0ea5144d23fdf1.

Is running as a service


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

Accepts incoming connections


skypehost.exe appears to act as a internet server. This means other computers can create connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We recommend evaluating this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the full power of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.