conhost.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if conhost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
Usually, the default filename and path where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 156f20e7a89573c2fd7cbc305dfc181f.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
conhost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Console Window Host.
File version stored as a property 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This executable does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
conhost.exe has a digital signature. Today most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from conhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.