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Program info

Estimated safety rating


fontdrvhost.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if fontdrvhost.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\fontdrvhost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is e391dd57e6965c8d2db05a4a52f80ec8.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


fontdrvhost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Usermode Font Driver Host

The description stored in the program is Usermode Font Driver Host.

File version

 10.0.10586.420 (th2_release_sec.160527-1834)

File version extracted from the file 10.0.10586.420 (th2_release_sec.160527-1834).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


fontdrvhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in fontdrvhost.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


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