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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

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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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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svchost.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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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 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x2962809cc56460a9970dfca8a33adcbc 8/28/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xa80fcd8fab607a55e9851203248665de 8/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x5da945e5534bb552c495d420f8cce1be 8/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xab83f7508bd53070470e75de39a0a6b0 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x6f64e52e1638621236ab0f14175c2a63 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x0052575d90af4355c8df5d02b5b61e2a 8/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x0d30e6f7fc7156bff0376564ba685650 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x408e2a8e562ffbc093cb552bdd9fb20b 8/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x54a47f6b5e09a77e61649109c6a08866 8/15/2018 0 0 662427 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x3794b461c45882e06856f282eef025af 8/15/2018 0 0 311538 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x27c6d03bcdb8cfeb96b716f3d8be3e18 8/15/2018 0 0 8862 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x10da15933d582d2fedcf705efe394b09 8/15/2018 0 0 1202 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xecdb182f885292145826c58252b53000 8/15/2018 0 0 10782 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xa78124268a77f41902db18f622afe613 8/15/2018 0 0 118 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x0a175af8b65797bd22c11903a8bfeb2d 8/15/2018 0 0 168 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xa46dc432f81473f526e3994aa483e366 8/15/2018 0 0 8447 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xcda9f1373805af88f6fa4f2064bba24d 8/15/2018 0 0 41843 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xede27eace742ee2888c5dd36400a2ec0 8/15/2018 0 0 46895 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xc78655bc80301d76ed4fef1c1ea40a7d 8/15/2018 0 0 4745664 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xffb38d8afd6f4fca1d46d64f1ede0b9f 8/15/2018 0 0 1770 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xc09ccfe81dec9b162533d7184d705682 8/15/2018 0 0 409 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x5f1fe2f551e74b069c436152f06ccfdc 8/15/2018 0 0 402 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x6f68f63794097e54f36474ed4384b759 8/15/2018 0 0 177111 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xe4ca434f251681590d0538bc21c32d2f 8/15/2018 0 0 195 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x57350bede3834915b6145b67c71c7bda 8/15/2018 0 0 9278 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xdfde777faf31dc25e3624e8071073146 8/15/2018 0 0 18376 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x6b30067d55e10e4debdc842fb1911479 8/15/2018 0 0 27 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x635455a95eb8ec47ac72142e501465ed 8/15/2018 0 0 42 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xe3a2ad05e24105b35e986cf9cb38ec47 8/15/2018 0 0 14111 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xd0abc231c0b3e88c6b612b28abbf734d 8/15/2018 0 0 154 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xa1aeafc58df7803b8aa2b09ea93c722f 8/15/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x8497852ed44aff902d502015792d315d 8/15/2018 0 0 31 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x6a1212077c0559029cdfb9c39580c835 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x79f487aa916954a2e80d4d026a248efb 8/15/2018 0 0 137 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xfe078f5d59b247d94e9b8e6deafbfde9 8/15/2018 0 0 301 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x2f50120369617267f94c0a139542eb7c 8/15/2018 0 0 63668 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x51eefc52268490e767d5587c9cff4376 8/15/2018 0 0 16861 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x36f670d89040709013f6a460176767ec 8/15/2018 0 0 911 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x3120b24060924f9b94182a1432b2d7f9 8/15/2018 0 0 1203 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x6bdb3091562e7dd2c877472286b6cc46 8/15/2018 0 0 289 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x440684c4f823aae2cc587363f9c477a6 8/15/2018 0 0 9393 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x15556928cb0e9f74f4036411d8cc111e 8/15/2018 0 0 295 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xe705541b6c7b423beacfb74250c345d4 8/15/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x992e4a1d5ee19b3d30943b663a89eea5 8/15/2018 0 0 383 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x32569e403279b3fd2edb7ebd036273fa 8/15/2018 0 0 84580 Not Applicable
46 Status 0xfa6c268a5b5bda067a901764d203d433 8/15/2018 0 0 9598 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x43497862d5d9018220267832666fbab2 8/15/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x7ea2c3e8d16e00ba1db42a44286f626d 8/15/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x4f2340f0bd5b6365c38e74dd391919a8 8/14/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x67e38b4a549833e02d4d1617b5dbc318 8/14/2018 0 0 77 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xb4e8a7a32d639db7da762d3078b00b16 8/14/2018 0 0 43 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x3a69c3ae727da39fc993f7e42566661b 8/14/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x8f078ae4ed187aaabc0a305146de6716 8/12/2018 0 0 7 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xc666cdcc66402889b83cf3577a6c1c16 8/11/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x0c54d685cfa1d5054f59f08adaf71248 8/10/2018 0 0 52 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xb5d4ee57426e7669526e8855daa194f1 8/9/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x540dd7f0d60723babc03f048a9b86601 8/9/2018 0 0 2310 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x8300749408343c7553055b45b5fc3c2f 8/9/2018 0 0 6 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x1bef83bf385367ae2e247a967b4606bc 8/8/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x6f8bb88dd181251b91ef9d1962301c92 8/8/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x425e22d9f5c01616afc92987791b19e9 8/7/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xeedb9d86ae8abc65fa7ac7c6323d4e8f 8/7/2018 0 0 32 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
63 Status 0x290a3448e2a8dde37c421bf617ba75d8 8/7/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x0b3290fb3815f5f6553e198642bb7e07 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xb0b57e322e37cc5514e17612337edc1b 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xc8e59133b8e586a3411056a927c01c1f 8/6/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x928ae818647476e1d344c954c6e48fc5 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x80799a97fb477a7c92cc847ad9067684 8/5/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x873c739199ae5025813b56897bb31c4e 8/5/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xc15f0f44f5fcca72c9425eff54067f39 8/5/2018 0 0 11 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xa412dedac6a1ff7ba06feb3b6725495e 8/2/2018 0 0 7 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x1f8434dd4907c832e6e90d6298eab85b 8/1/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xd47881e646f97dc7ee96d65a27f7a5ff 8/1/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x1c366a869b2d02a9d3836343f11c9429 7/31/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xfc3dae0742c726bc61417bb2109f1dc0 7/29/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x25c9b929bd26eccd4616e0f297e0cbf5 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x8b408224e05ea3d34cb687069031edf2 7/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xf195b2b289b81eacc2fc9c697078490d 7/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xc14e00866080f0603e7aae13ac74a0d8 7/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x0c82b0ae50bb2bc8a96a753f4edc495f 7/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xb6381489f9c8612affd4a2765abd341c 7/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x42094a04f827943bb08469b08bc0ac32 7/16/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xfe12136955a0307f98e3dc4af93b3b39 7/14/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x5648a9de458aab8d96ad8cd37490aebc 7/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x7333bbe3cd7c72c5d19a53dfa6b0c0c0 7/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x164c88a051369dec73b84ec1e357a11f 7/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x9a275d78f9e61f1e96c3554ea0d70b1e 7/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x2574dd6fc6353c4378d1ab2af7e7f913 7/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x29399d0700835d143cf8ebe2eee5714a 7/8/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xdfdf1e4aee12e9021bd72f29b6877a8d 7/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x61431013a67fc87d12aaf8d4024eb4c3 7/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x9e83343960957c86808e77a262018310 7/5/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xfa03e1fc17f38fbdba81470d08b3e416 7/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0xe4bc66e3b5638103a02a2837f922c6f4 7/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0xeaa5e92153eaefbf1b2c9d7d50aca2d4 7/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x3b69eabb1366862beed192a252acb148 7/3/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x11c35846c31ce87f9ddc628d049452ad 7/2/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xbb8363abec09aa2f9b363484e282117c 7/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x46300880a5062a41c16df5e3e836a6c9 7/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x3e2f0a504f6cab94b1c959489b7be1ff 7/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x8607d35d92528e2df386f19a960d23ce 4/28/2018 3:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
2 Status 0xbb8363abec09aa2f9b363484e282117c 4/17/2018 9:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
3 Status 0x0a175af8b65797bd22c11903a8bfeb2d 12/31/2017 10:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 0 KB
4 Status 0x425e22d9f5c01616afc92987791b19e9 9/15/2017 10:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 0 KB
5 Status 0xa78124268a77f41902db18f622afe613 12/30/2016 1:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
6 Status 0x0c54d685cfa1d5054f59f08adaf71248 11/20/2016 9:42:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0005) Service host process 14 KB
7 Status 0x9e64ad53cfd9da2d22e8a924f8c6e62c 11/2/2016 7:12:00 PM Unknown 5.00.2134.1 Service host process 7 KB
8 Status 0x6138d30346cf435d2bf32cbc1437f625 7/22/2016 12:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
9 Status 0xa46dc432f81473f526e3994aa483e366 5/13/2016 10:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 22 KB
10 Status 0x2fade3d461e99941aaa13e0b83385b46 1/6/2016 6:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
11 Status 0x7514a44aee0cdf8a8ed501a9b984627e 12/16/2015 2:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
12 Status 0xecdb182f885292145826c58252b53000 4/30/2015 12:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 21 KB
13 Status 0x7f5f3fd573bea43347ede50e12e02574 2/9/2015 2:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 34 KB
14 Status 0x0c1a8c93c1bb8c85c1deb0fcdecf2326 2/5/2015 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
15 Status 0x1bd6c2f707a275cb7c16fd99fe0f31ca 2/5/2015 3:48:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
16 Status 0x38e0c1716badc88ceb897c7ea1302009 1/21/2015 2:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
17 Status 0x10da15933d582d2fedcf705efe394b09 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Service host process 21 KB
18 Status 0x2979b03d5382a602623c0535b16ab9c0 1/12/2015 6:12:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
19 Status 0xd8b05dc17738f256e7fe275fadab5605 1/5/2015 3:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 33 KB
20 Status 0x90cef742abe7ec1da7df8ef2016817cd 1/2/2015 3:35:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.5503 (xpsp.080306-1604) Service host process 14 KB
21 Status 0x3d4729ab35ef6b179117406acc188a43 10/25/2014 11:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
22 Status 0xab8c6d89a897bacba4657fdf00e344a6 9/16/2014 6:07:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
23 Status 0x7000d2f7a09f0e7c600c349a36670dc0 9/1/2014 12:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service host process 14 KB
24 Status 0x46fe2ed518fdfbfd289f014a3078575c 8/30/2014 4:56:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB
25 Status 0x5de3e7b6f7624552f2f06664f110820d 8/21/2014 3:38:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service host process 14 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xd41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e 6/18/2017 10:41:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0xd296870cc1c195c94f6c6a15023327ae 10/13/2016 2:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 178 KB
3 Status 0xfe9b2606a198cec0953352f84a8aaf38 10/12/2016 3:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 143 KB
4 Status 0x8a6896e3fb63a13e1f627988566a6f09 5/8/2016 8:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 110 KB
5 Status 0x8a0004cd3665efc48a29d85d57f53a92 4/6/2014 11:40:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 95 KB
6 Status 0x5e4adc39155f8372ba2fcc8743c961b9 1/27/2014 10:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 104 KB
7 Status 0x7ac19cb1538722c132adf6f9b6b2f848 12/29/2013 12:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 46 KB
8 Status 0xb51b68d78829dbe4d9085caa2b9d8728 6/8/2013 10:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 60 KB
9 Status 0xe0a10a2f6563d5c5076926e9fd344ff8 4/1/2013 8:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 1 KB
10 Status 0x665fc21914a720065e5df595aa59306c 12/17/2012 4:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 539 KB
11 Status 0xf898a4d5d4e5572adf5bf6dca5d4a0d5 12/9/2012 8:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 401 KB
12 Status 0x1ae2bff50086cdc004d66018b65545ec 8/20/2012 6:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 1328 KB
13 Status 0x25049ab7dacf556ffc2c65611df7f8e3 7/27/2012 6:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 200 KB
14 Status 0xc6453c708bcc9907e053c5de680a4803 7/25/2012 5:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 241 KB
15 Status 0x226780c0ba04e2a646e4c439cf7862ad 7/25/2012 5:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 243 KB
16 Status 0x826d2e8f948be3a0730f89292ab49601 7/24/2012 1:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 299 KB
17 Status 0x8b984f63c03b1ced254df2847388aea6 7/5/2012 3:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 23 KB
18 Status 0xf7a2cd6ea6d841499b44d8eeed3266e1 6/11/2012 12:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 128 KB
19 Status 0x246cea5a3b7eda2d001cdf96647cb6fd 6/11/2012 12:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 55 KB
20 Status 0x90856d52d70123e0872dc2d16ece51f2 5/27/2012 1:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 59 KB
21 Status 0xb72242b15c9fe272396d97d95ff961da 5/26/2012 3:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 82 KB
22 Status 0x270caca8f39f72cfc85e3435892a7391 5/21/2012 2:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 186 KB
23 Status 0x922fe2ccd384c24201cd7a58c03c104e 5/20/2012 9:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 7969 KB
24 Status 0xd923e5935064e7162bccde097b9487f3 2/23/2012 12:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 715 KB
25 Status 0x1fd07750c836341c8dce9941f85c35ee 2/19/2012 12:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown svchost trojan/virus 161 KB


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