svchost.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if svchost.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Usually, the default name and folder where the program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is b6cd646f85a452a3640372971237e9ec.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
svchost.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can use the full power of a modern PC cpu.
The description present in the exe is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 10.0.15014.1000 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad sign.
svchost.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from svchost.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Development PCA 2014
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.