Information about the windows process svchost.exe
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Company NameMicrosoft Corporation
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Product
Product NameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
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Process
ProcessNamesvchost.exe
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DescriptionSvchost.exe is a generic host process name for services that run from dynamic-link libraries (DLLs).
The Svchost.exe file is located in the %SystemRoot%\System32 folder. At startup, Svchost.exe checks the services part of the registry to construct a list of services that it must load. Multiple instances of Svchost.exe can run at the same time. Each Svchost.exe session can contain a grouping of services. Therefore, separate services can run, depending on how and where Svchost.exe is started. This grouping of services permits better control and easier debugging. Svchost.exe groups are identified in the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Svchost Each value under this key represents a separate Svchost group and appears as a separate instance when you are viewing active processes.
TIP:With What's Running - select the svchost process and expand the services list to see what services are running inside this process.

Find more information about Svchost.exe in Microsofts Knowledgebase
Internal Namesvchost.exe
File DescriptionGeneric Host Process for Win32 Services
Comments
Original File Namesvchost.exe
Query count17183
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File versions
File VersionFile SizeFile ChecksumLanguageSpyware/Malware probQuery Count
5.1.0.03635200000000English - United States02
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000001125CEnglish - United States02
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000009D65English - United States014
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)12800000093A3English - United States011
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000011BB5English - United States04
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000009045English - United States04
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000FA3BEnglish - United States07
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000008BAAEnglish - United States0524
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000006B1FEnglish - United States010
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)12800000071F3English - United States011
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)12800000119F3English - United States087
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000012D4AEnglish - United States03
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000D8CCEnglish - United States07
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000008063English - United States016
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)12800000131D8English - United States02
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000CEE4English - United States038
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000ADB8English - United States012
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)12800000074FFEnglish - United States02
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000CAE1English - United States07
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)1280000008BAAEnglish - United States03
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)128000000E0E6English - United States03
5.1.2600.2082 (xpsp.040216-1810)1433600006FC2English - United States07
5.1.2600.2096 (xpsp_sp2_rc1.040311-2315)1433600011BA4English - United States020
5.1.2600.2135 (xpsp.040518-1812)143360000AEF9English - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-****)14336000089BAEnglish - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008E13English - United States025
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000AAEBEnglish - United States0155
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000A67CEnglish - United States041
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009045English - United States040
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009BA6English - United States015
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000049E1English - United States050
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000A423English - United States058
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000049F5English - United States084
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000099B1English - United States0136
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008F03English - United States068
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600007596English - United States0132
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600011195English - United States067
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600006447English - United States087
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008D92English - United States087
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009CA9English - United States0253
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000089BAEnglish - United States0235
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009CDDEnglish - United States09319
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000A4F9English - United States01018
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000C702English - United States0107
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008879English - United States0154
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009A5BEnglish - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600011195English - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000089BAEnglish - United States06
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008F03English - United States05
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009045English - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1740800000000English - United States010
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009C09English - United States02
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)3123200000000English - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009CDDEnglish - United States0147
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)143360000A4F9English - United States04
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600007596English - United States045
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008879English - United States08
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000098DDEnglish - United States02
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600008D92English - United States03
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)14336000099B1English - United States01
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)1433600009CA9English - United States03
5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-1537)14336000044A4English - United States01
5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-1537)14336000044A4English - United States011
5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1427)1433600005847English - United States015
5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1427)143360000FED3English - United States01
5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1427)1433600005847English - United States02
5.1.2600.3282 (xpsp.071227-1539)143360000D14DEnglish - United States02
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0005)1433600003DB6English - United States017
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0005)1433600008017English - United States02
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0005)1433600003DB6English - United States03
5.1.2600.5503 (xpsp.080306-1604)143360000EA26English - United States01
5.1.2600.5503 (xpsp.080306-1604)143360000BC4AEnglish - United States02
5.1.2600.5508 (xpsp.080320-1628)143360000AE64English - United States04
5.1.2600.5508 (xpsp.080320-1628)143360000AE64English - United States02
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)4198400000000English - United States01
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B179English - United States04
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000EB6CEnglish - United States03
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000C479English - United States01
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000CCE5English - United States013
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B09EEnglish - United States06
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B788English - United States0143
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000F991English - United States017
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B8B1English - United States02
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)14336000053A0English - United States0771
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000F510English - United States072
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000AD5DEnglish - United States07
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000CCE5English - United States03
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B5A4English - United States03
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)14336000103BBEnglish - United States018
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)1433600012F00English - United States03
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000E3B5English - United States013
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000EC9DEnglish - United States054
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000AB8CEnglish - United States011
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000E810English - United States018
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5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000F510English - United States0196
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000EB6CEnglish - United States010
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000EC9DEnglish - United States069
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)14336000103BBEnglish - United States016
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B179English - United States019
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B09EEnglish - United States031
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000AD5DEnglish - United States020
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000E810English - United States034
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)1433600012F00English - United States017
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000E6E8English - United States019
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000F991English - United States075
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B788English - United States0107
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000AB8CEnglish - United States014
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000E3B5English - United States036
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000B8B1English - United States010
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)143360000C479English - United States011
5.1.2600.5689 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.081003-1407)1484800008816English - United States07
5.2.3790.0 (srv03_rtm.030324-2048)133120000D6CAEnglish - United States03
5.2.3790.0 (srv03_rtm.030324-2048)1331200007D8CEnglish - United States01
5.2.3790.0 (srv03_rtm.030324-2048)1331200011058English - United States03
5.2.3790.0 (srv03_rtm.030324-2048)133120000D6CAEnglish - United States013
5.2.3790.1289 (srv03_sp1_rc1.041202-1618)1484800008B1CEnglish - United States02
5.2.3790.1812 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050225-1636)1433600006ECCEnglish - United States01
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)143360000664FEnglish - United States01
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)143360000E2B3English - United States036
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)1433600006686English - United States01
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5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)1433600006D79English - United States01
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)143360000C82CEnglish - United States02
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447)143360000C82CEnglish - United States01
5.2.3790.2825 (srv03_sp2_rc.061103-1303)148480000EA1BEnglish - United States01
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000B078English - United States030
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000D6C2English - United States01
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000A326English - United States02
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000B078English - United States06
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000D6C2English - United States02
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)148480000A2ACEnglish - United States01
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