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Digital signature File is not signed
Application has windowsYes
Internet serverNo
Uses the internetYes
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsNo
Safety RatingSafety Rating

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{{lowercase title}} svchost.exe Service Host , or SvcHost ) is a system process that hosts multiple Windows services in the Windows NT family of operating systems. Svchost is essential in the implementation of so-called shared service processes, where a number of services can share a process in order to reduce resource consumption. Grouping multiple services into a single process conserves computing resources, and this consideration was of particular concern to NT designers because creating Windows processes takes more time and consumes more memory than in other operating systems, e.g. in the Unix family. However, if one of the services causes an unhandled exception, the entire process may crash. In addition, identifying component services can be more difficult for end users. Problems with various hosted services, particularly with Windows Update, get reported by users (and headlined by the press) as involving svchost. The svchost process was introduced in Windows 2000, although the underlying support for shared service processes has existed since Windows NT 3.1.

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Icon statusNo tray icon
Icon settingNot in the system tray
Executable fileC:\Windows\System32\winservices\svchost.exe
Version2.6.0.997
Parent processC:\Windows\explorer.exe
Can be uninstalledYes
AutorunStarted form registry
KeyHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run
ValueGeneric Host Process For Win32
EncryptedNo
Size on disk9 Kb
Minimum recorded memory usage35.9 Mb
Average recorded memory usage35.9 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage35.9 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured09/06/2013 07:29:47
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage0%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured09/06/2013 07:29:47
Started at08/06/2013 20:47:07
Total CPU time 0 seconds
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