svchost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if svchost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
This program is normally found in C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is e3a2ad05e24105b35e986cf9cb38ec47.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.
This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
svchost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a modern computer cpu.
The description extracted from the file is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version extracted from the file 6.3.9600.17415 (winblue_r4.141028-1500).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
svchost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from svchost.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.