svchost.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if svchost.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.
This application is normally stored on disk in C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 3120b24060924f9b94182a1432b2d7f9.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
svchost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.
The description written in the exe is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This program does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
svchost.exe has a digital signature. Today most 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 application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.