svchost.exe is a program 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 be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.
Usually, the default name and folder where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 440684c4f823aae2cc587363f9c477a6.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
svchost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.
The description written in the file is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 10.0.16299.15 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This file does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
svchost.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to svchost.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.