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Program info

Estimated safety rating


backgroundtaskhost.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is not yet known if backgroundtaskhost.exe is malware or an ok program which doesn't cause harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with it.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is stored in C:\Windows\System32\backgroundTaskHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is b7fc4a29431d4f795bbab1fb182b759a.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full power of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

Digitally signed


A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.