conhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if conhost.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.
This program is normally stored in C:\windows\System32\conhost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 761d6906de888cf832606cfcdc9e7c47.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
conhost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire set of features of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is Console Window Host.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.23392 (win7sp1_ldr.160317-0600).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This program does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
Some unusual features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
conhost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to conhost.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.