taskhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if taskhost.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
The default name and path where this program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 7fa8ba5a780e4757964ac9d4238302b9.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
taskhost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire power of modern PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the file is Host Process for Windows Tasks.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.
taskhost.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from taskhost.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.