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What is svchost.exe? Service host process

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:      http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q314056
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: svchost.exe, in Windows 2000/XP/Vista, is used as a task that runs many different Microsoft-written services. Most of these services are necessary to Windows operation. To control individual services, click Start | Programs | Administrative Tools | Services. To see what services are supported by svchost.exe, open a command prompt and type "Tasklist /SVC".

svchost.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 89.92%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 11 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
svchost.exe

MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x27c6d03bcdb8cfeb96b716f3d8be3e18 3/31/2015 5:56:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
2 Status 0xa78124268a77f41902db18f622afe613 3/30/2015 10:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
3 Status 0x67e38b4a549833e02d4d1617b5dbc318 3/30/2015 4:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
4 Status 0x8f078ae4ed187aaabc0a305146de6716 3/29/2015 5:26:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
5 Status 0x54a47f6b5e09a77e61649109c6a08866 3/28/2015 11:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 20 KB
6 Status 0xed2d69cd4b0ebe37efe11d4dc4abc68f 3/27/2015 5:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
7 Status 0xd0abc231c0b3e88c6b612b28abbf734d 3/25/2015 7:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 0 KB
8 Status 0xe4bdf223cd75478bf44567b4d5c2634d 3/23/2015 9:36:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
9 Status 0x4f2340f0bd5b6365c38e74dd391919a8 3/17/2015 9:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
10 Status 0xe410ec73e2be2a41d923b006f51c8427 3/16/2015 10:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
11 Status 0x0b3290fb3815f5f6553e198642bb7e07 3/10/2015 3:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
12 Status 0x425e22d9f5c01616afc92987791b19e9 3/7/2015 9:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 0 KB
13 Status 0x0f7d9c87b0ce1fa520473119752c6f79 2/28/2015 1:08:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Service host process 12 KB
14 Status 0x87ba1595374fc6a8348f9b8a30b9ee22 2/26/2015 12:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
15 Status 0x1f23681371134146ed9a0db13ad09171 2/25/2015 3:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 33 KB
16 Status 0x555f8f4cb284fe94059dcacf6074f9ec 2/24/2015 2:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
17 Status 0x3794b461c45882e06856f282eef025af 2/19/2015 6:45:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Service host process 21 KB
18 Status 0x4fbc75b74479c7a6f829e0ca19df3366 2/12/2015 6:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
19 Status 0x7f5f3fd573bea43347ede50e12e02574 2/9/2015 2:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 34 KB
20 Status 0xbb8363abec09aa2f9b363484e282117c 2/7/2015 1:50:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
21 Status 0x0c1a8c93c1bb8c85c1deb0fcdecf2326 2/5/2015 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
22 Status 0x1bd6c2f707a275cb7c16fd99fe0f31ca 2/5/2015 3:48:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
23 Status 0xfa03e1fc17f38fbdba81470d08b3e416 2/5/2015 2:10:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
24 Status 0x274e9c78c12ebf74dc56b2bf64312f34 2/5/2015 11:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
25 Status 0x0c82b0ae50bb2bc8a96a753f4edc495f 1/29/2015 10:55:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1427) Service host process 14 KB
MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xd41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e 1/16/2015 5:25:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0x8a0004cd3665efc48a29d85d57f53a92 4/6/2014 11:40:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 95 KB
3 Status 0x5e4adc39155f8372ba2fcc8743c961b9 1/27/2014 10:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 104 KB
4 Status 0x7ac19cb1538722c132adf6f9b6b2f848 12/29/2013 12:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 46 KB
5 Status 0xb51b68d78829dbe4d9085caa2b9d8728 6/8/2013 10:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 60 KB
6 Status 0xe0a10a2f6563d5c5076926e9fd344ff8 4/1/2013 8:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 1 KB
7 Status 0x665fc21914a720065e5df595aa59306c 12/17/2012 4:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 539 KB
8 Status 0xf898a4d5d4e5572adf5bf6dca5d4a0d5 12/9/2012 8:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 401 KB
9 Status 0x1ae2bff50086cdc004d66018b65545ec 8/20/2012 6:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 1328 KB
10 Status 0x25049ab7dacf556ffc2c65611df7f8e3 7/27/2012 6:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 200 KB
11 Status 0xc6453c708bcc9907e053c5de680a4803 7/25/2012 5:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 241 KB
12 Status 0x226780c0ba04e2a646e4c439cf7862ad 7/25/2012 5:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 243 KB
13 Status 0x826d2e8f948be3a0730f89292ab49601 7/24/2012 1:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 299 KB
14 Status 0x8b984f63c03b1ced254df2847388aea6 7/5/2012 3:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 23 KB
15 Status 0xf7a2cd6ea6d841499b44d8eeed3266e1 6/11/2012 12:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 128 KB
16 Status 0x246cea5a3b7eda2d001cdf96647cb6fd 6/11/2012 12:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 55 KB
17 Status 0x90856d52d70123e0872dc2d16ece51f2 5/27/2012 1:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 59 KB
18 Status 0xb72242b15c9fe272396d97d95ff961da 5/26/2012 3:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 82 KB
19 Status 0x270caca8f39f72cfc85e3435892a7391 5/21/2012 2:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 186 KB
20 Status 0x922fe2ccd384c24201cd7a58c03c104e 5/20/2012 9:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 7969 KB
21 Status 0xd923e5935064e7162bccde097b9487f3 2/23/2012 12:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 715 KB
22 Status 0x1fd07750c836341c8dce9941f85c35ee 2/19/2012 12:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 161 KB
23 Status 0x6fd3561a92f46ad71e016b05123ed96c 2/9/2012 8:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 161 KB
24 Status 0x52b6d92de9adce3cd7a9b6f20ae8e19f 1/31/2012 5:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 68 KB
25 Status 0xad19f335d87ba88f51a7e7b70d9479ba 12/9/2011 6:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 277 KB



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