settingsynchost.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if settingsynchost.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.
Usually, the default name and folder where this program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is b9b902c12d6872de9135b0a7c1aca5a8.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This program uses the net 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.
settingsynchost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description stored in the program is Host Process for Setting Synchronization.
File version 10.0.10586.306 (th2_release_sec.160422-1850).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.
settingsynchost.exe has a digital signature. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to settingsynchost.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.