svchost.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if svchost.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
This application is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is c78655bc80301d76ed4fef1c1ea40a7d.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC 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 computer processor.
The description extracted from the file is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
svchost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to svchost.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.