taskhostw.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if taskhostw.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
The default name and path where this program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 0e1853d3339d2963d2bc6ac1fdc1c811.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
taskhostw.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can exploit the full power of a current PC cpu.
This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.
taskhostw.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to taskhostw.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.