svchost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if svchost.exe is on your 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 well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 8497852ed44aff902d502015792d315d.
This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
svchost.exe appears to act as a net server. This means other programs can connect to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can create a security breach. We recommend looking at this carefully.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
svchost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This application can exploit the full power of a modern PC cpu.
The description present in the program is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 10.0.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
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svchost.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to svchost.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.