svchost.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if svchost.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default name and directory where this program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is a1aeafc58df7803b8aa2b09ea93c722f.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
svchost.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This application can put to good use the full power of a modern PC cpu.
The description extracted from the file is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version stored as a property 10.0.10240.16384 (th1.150709-1700).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
svchost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from svchost.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.