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Program info

Estimated safety rating


fdhost.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if fdhost.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL12.BSSINC\MSSQL\Binn\fdhost.exe

Usually, the default name and path where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL12.BSSINC\MSSQL\Binn\fdhost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 1b100b5fc879b899f9ef85392c90a79c.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a modern computer cpu.

File description

 SQL Full Text host

The description stored in the exe is SQL Full Text host.

File version

 2014.0120.2000.08 ((SQL14_RTM).140220-1752)

File version 2014.0120.2000.08 ((SQL14_RTM).140220-1752).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 Microsoft Corp. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Microsoft Corp. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


fdhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in fdhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.