backgroundtaskhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if backgroundtaskhost.exe is on your computer, 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 defend yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default filename and path where the program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is b3784f15ca08700329a5d369cd29092a.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
backgroundtaskhost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of current computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the file is Background Task Host.
File version 10.0.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
backgroundtaskhost.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in backgroundtaskhost.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.