6.3.9600.16384 17.65%
6.2.9200.16384 47.06%
6.2.9200.16384 11.76%
6.1.7600.16394 11.76%
6.1.7600.114 5.88%
6.1.7600.114 5.88%



Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove c2wtshost.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


c2wtshost.exe has 6 known versions, the most recent one is 6.3.9600.16384. It is started as a Windows Service called 'Claims to Windows Token Service' with the name 'c2wts' and described as “Service to convert claims based identities to windows identities”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 9.57 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Microsoft Corporation by the certification authority Microsoft Corporation. This is a .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) assembly. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0000% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 27.19 MB.


File name:c2wtshost.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windows identity foundation\v3.5\c2wtshost.exe
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Expiration date:Thursday, October 14, 2010
Windows Service
Service name:c2wts
Display name:Claims to Windows Token Service
Description:“Service to convert claims based identities to windows identities”


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of c2wtshost.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'c2wts' (Claims to Windows Token Service)
  • c2wts

VersionsAll file variations of c2wtshost.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
35ecd16e67442cee6c080d2a8a2d9e08 80d8df90a48e16ce7b675640fc809222e39d4e98 5.5 KB
af93a881467466d3bf35e2b6d0ff3036 63396176b48e7ddcd9c08b953898d38cfb8352ee 5.5 KB
0e95fc6dfb1c65f59ba2c05cd984468d 9374cbaf7f6939122c85baa8dd71f1c4a2e1c2f6 5.5 KB
dfc3095a2149e457b509e9e139a1cdc9 9bb644415f3a68c6e0a9f2199d61c60515bede78 15.4 KB
7eb1f65de88914614978194312b87aa1 cc14144bf65db8361dabb0ab7bafcdbed950f361 12.77 KB
7953c40d24bffe71ec7637edf9154c2c 622c7f4ea2f35762835d214ea364f0087d72f88f 12.77 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 8 Pro 22.22%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.33% of Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 28.57%
ASUS 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Samsung 14.29%
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