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Program info

Estimated safety rating


svchost.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags described in this document. It is yet unknown if svchost.exe is a virus or a legit program which doesn't harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path


This program is usually found in C:\Windows\Microsoft\svchost.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is a7d5e0330381207c8ffc00cc7874bc8b.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

Digitally signed


A digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.