svchost.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if svchost.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
This application is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\syswow64\svchost.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 6bdb3091562e7dd2c877472286b6cc46.
This application is 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 provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
svchost.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the file is Host Process for Windows Services.
File version 10.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
svchost.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from svchost.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.