smsvchost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if smsvchost.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default name and path where this application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 9e9beb22644ce1da521a1d7821bf891f.
This application is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.
smsvchost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is SMSvcHost.exe.
File version extracted from the file 4.6.1038.0 built by: NETFXREL2.
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
smsvchost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to smsvchost.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.