taskhostw.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if taskhostw.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 802f044589d1d0657f4a12b13afffae4.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
taskhostw.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can use the full power of a current computer cpu.
This file does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
taskhostw.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from taskhostw.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.