svchost.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if svchost.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
This application is normally stored in C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 1f8434dd4907c832e6e90d6298eab85b.
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 applications or to Windows in general.
This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
svchost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of modern computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
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svchost.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of 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 Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.