svchost.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if svchost.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this application is stored in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 6a1212077c0559029cdfb9c39580c835.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
svchost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the full set of features of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
svchost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to svchost.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.