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Program info

Estimated safety rating


skypebrowserhost.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if skypebrowserhost.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Browser\SkypeBrowserHost.exe

This application is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Browser\SkypeBrowserHost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 1f71ac7a21f55aa82b57156cc12eb0c9.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Skype Browser Host

The description present in the file is Skype Browser Host.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Skype Technologies

Company Skype Technologies.


 (c) Skype Technologies. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice (c) Skype Technologies. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The maker did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


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