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Program info

Estimated safety rating


psanhost.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if psanhost.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\PSANHost.exe

The default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\PSANHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 985e250c66fd13fb9d460387cb638a0e.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Application Host Service

The description present in the exe is Application Host Service.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Panda Security, S.L.

Author Panda Security, S.L..


 © Panda 2016

Intellectual property rights notice © Panda 2016.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


psanhost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from psanhost.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Panda Security S.L

Digitally signed by: Panda Security S.L

Issuer name

 GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.