taskhost.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if taskhost.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
The default name and path where this program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 639774c9acd063f028f6084abf5593ad.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
taskhost.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a current computer processor.
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
taskhost.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from taskhost.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.