Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 4.74%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.05%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.22%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.00%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.81%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.82%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.70%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 13.81%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.05%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.05%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.00%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.05%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 22.55%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 38.30%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.62%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.23%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 5.56%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.21%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.32%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.00%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.02%
5.1.2600.5689 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.081003-1407) 0.09%
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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
GetTokenInformation, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, SetEntriesInAclW, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, RegDisablePredefinedCacheEx, EventRegister, EventEnabled, EventWrite, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCloseKey, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW, SetServiceStatus, OpenProcessToken
api-ms-win-core-crt-l1-1-0.dll
memcmp, memcpy, _except_handler4_common
api-ms-win-core-crt-l2-1-0.dll
exit, _initterm, _initterm_e, __wgetmainargs
api-ms-win-core-delayload-l1-1-1.dll
ResolveDelayLoadedAPI, DelayLoadFailureHook
api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
SetErrorMode, GetLastError, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter
api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-1.dll
GetLastError, SetErrorMode, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter
api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
CloseHandle
api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, HeapSetInformation, HeapFree
api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-2-0.dll
GetProcessHeap, HeapAlloc, HeapSetInformation, HeapFree
api-ms-win-core-heap-obsolete-l1-1-0.dll
LocalFree, LocalAlloc
api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll
LoadLibraryExW, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary
api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-2-0.dll
FreeLibrary, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryExW
api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-1-1.dll
LCMapStringW
api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
LCMapStringW
api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1.dll
LCMapStringW
api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW
api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-1.dll
ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW
api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-2-0.dll
ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW
api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, OpenProcessToken, GetCurrentProcessId, GetCurrentThreadId
api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
ExitProcess, SetProcessAffinityUpdateMode, OpenProcessToken, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentProcessId, IsProcessorFeaturePresent
api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-2.dll
SetProcessAffinityUpdateMode, OpenProcessToken, GetCurrentThreadId, ExitProcess, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcessId
api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
QueryPerformanceCounter
api-ms-win-core-registry-l1-1-0.dll
RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegDisablePredefinedCacheEx, RegCloseKey, RegGetValueW
api-ms-win-core-sidebyside-l1-1-0.dll
DeactivateActCtx, ReleaseActCtx, ActivateActCtx, CreateActCtxW
api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
CompareStringW, WideCharToMultiByte
api-ms-win-core-string-obsolete-l1-1-0.dll
lstrcmpiW, lstrlenW, lstrcmpW
api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-1.dll
InitializeSRWLock, AcquireSRWLockShared, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, ReleaseSRWLockShared, AcquireSRWLockExclusive, ReleaseSRWLockExclusive, InitializeCriticalSection
api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
AcquireSRWLockShared, InitializeSRWLock, AcquireSRWLockExclusive, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, ReleaseSRWLockExclusive, ReleaseSRWLockShared
api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-1.dll
GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount
api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-2-0.dll
GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount
api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-2-1.dll
GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount
api-ms-win-core-threadpool-l1-1-1.dll
RegisterWaitForSingleObjectEx
api-ms-win-core-threadpool-private-l1-1-0.dll
RegisterWaitForSingleObjectEx
api-ms-win-obsolete-kernelbase-l1-1-0.dll
lstrcmpW, lstrlenW, LocalAlloc, lstrcmpiW, LocalFree
api-ms-win-security-base-l1-1-0.dll
SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, AddAccessAllowedAce, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, GetTokenInformation, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, GetLengthSid, InitializeAcl
api-ms-win-security-base-l1-2-0.dll
GetLengthSid, InitializeAcl, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, GetTokenInformation, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, AddAccessAllowedAce, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl
api-ms-win-service-core-l1-1-0.dll
StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, SetServiceStatus
api-ms-win-service-core-l1-1-1.dll
SetServiceStatus, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW
api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW
api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-2-0.dll
RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW
kernel32.dll
LocalAlloc, CloseHandle, DelayLoadFailureHook, GetProcAddress, GetLastError, FreeLibrary, InterlockedCompareExchange, LoadLibraryExA, InterlockedExchange, Sleep, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetModuleHandleA, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, UnhandledExceptionFilter, DeactivateActCtx, LoadLibraryExW, ActivateActCtx, LeaveCriticalSection, lstrcmpW, EnterCriticalSection, RegCloseKey, RegOpenKeyExW, HeapSetInformation, lstrcmpiW, lstrlenW, LCMapStringW, RegQueryValueExW, ReleaseActCtx, CreateActCtxW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW, ExitProcess, SetProcessAffinityUpdateMode, RegDisablePredefinedCacheEx, InitializeCriticalSection, GetProcessHeap, SetErrorMode, RegisterWaitForSingleObjectEx, LocalFree, HeapFree, WideCharToMultiByte, HeapAlloc, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, RegisterWaitForSingleObject, LoadLibraryA, ReleaseSRWLockShared, AcquireSRWLockShared, InitializeSRWLock, ReleaseSRWLockExclusive, AcquireSRWLockExclusive
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ntdll.dll
RtlAllocateHeap, RtlLengthRequiredSid, RtlSubAuthoritySid, RtlInitializeSid, RtlCopySid, RtlSubAuthorityCountSid, RtlInitializeCriticalSection, RtlSetProcessIsCritical, RtlImageNtHeader, RtlUnhandledExceptionFilter, EtwEventWrite, EtwEventEnabled, EtwEventRegister, RtlFreeHeap, NtSetInformationProcess
rpcrt4.dll
RpcMgmtSetServerStackSize, I_RpcMapWin32Status, RpcServerUnregisterIf, RpcMgmtWaitServerListen, RpcMgmtStopServerListening, RpcServerUnregisterIfEx, RpcServerRegisterIf, RpcServerUseProtseqEpW, RpcServerListen, I_RpcServerDisableExceptionFilter

svchost.exe

Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove svchost.exe
Version:   6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
MD5:   e4ca434f251681590d0538bc21c32d2f
SHA1:   4eea9bdfe0eb41759d96ec9bd224c4519314a8fa
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is svchost.exe?

Host Process for Windows Tasks is a generic process which acts as a host for processes that run from DLLs rather than EXEs. At startup TASKHOST checks the Services portion of the Registry to construct a list of DLL-based services that it needs to load, and then loads them.

Overview

svchost.exe has been configured with a firewall exception which allows both inbound and outbound network communication without being blocked. The file is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation. and is compiled as a 64 bit program.

DetailsDetails

File name:svchost.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Host Process for Windows Services
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
Original name:svchost.exe.mui
File version:6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version:6.3.9600.16384
Size:36.88 KB (37,768 bytes)
Build date:8/22/2013 5:54 AM
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Friday, June 13, 2014
Digital DNA
Entropy:5.878473
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
This is the shared Service Host controller that runs some of the following shared services:
  • Service name 'QQPCFixSvc'
  • Service name 'Журнал событий Windows'
Drivers
  • SDGame
  • WinDefend
  • 1394hub
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [TCP] 209.2.233.220.static.exetel.com.au (220.233.2.209:80)
  • [UDP] listens on port 53324
  • [UDP] listens on port 64415
  • [UDP] listens on port 5355
  • [UDP] listens on port 50431
  • [UDP] listens on port 123
  • [UDP] listens on port 55243
  • [UDP] listens on port 61423
  • [UDP] listens on port 54596
  • [UDP] listens on port 62593
  • [UDP] listens on port 50978
  • [UDP] listens on port 58576
  • [UDP] listens on port 54776
  • [UDP] listens on port 51096
  • [UDP] listens on port 55285
  • [UDP] listens on port 59965
  • [UDP] listens on port 1900
  • [UDP] listens on port 65091
  • [UDP] listens on port 49809
  • [UDP] listens on port 61634
  • [UDP] listens on port 64633

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00265654%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00146583%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00119072%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:14,799,203 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:2,243,919/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:56/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:19.35 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):37.19 MB
    Private (minimum):19.47 MB
    Non-paged memory:19.35 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:216.55 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):272.59 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:25.44 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):59.49 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:871,400/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:60.64 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:19/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:40.71 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:7/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:57.25 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:509/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:18
    12
    Handles:682
    600

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:64-bit
    Command lines:
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k localsystemnetworkrestricted
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k networkservice
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k localservicenonetwork
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k localservicenetworkrestricted
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k dcomlaunch
    • (17 more)
    Owner:LOCAL SERVICE

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    wuaueng.dll
    Total CPU:5.04883836%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:2.36948525%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:2.67935311%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:48,600,274/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:3.39 MB
    1.16 MB
    sysmain.dll (Superfetch Service Host by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:1.04016950%
    Kernel CPU:0.84403691%
    User CPU:0.19613259%
    CPU cycles:17,974,195/sec
    Context switches:10/sec
    Memory:1.15 MB
    wbemcore.dll
    Total CPU:0.18026045%
    Kernel CPU:0.05204506%
    User CPU:0.12821538%
    CPU cycles:3,035,733/sec
    Context switches:5/sec
    Memory:1.18 MB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.10171311%
    Kernel CPU:0.04820385%
    User CPU:0.05350926%
    CPU cycles:2,095,882/sec
    Context switches:18/sec
    Memory:1.66 MB
    sechost.dll
    Total CPU:0.09871234%
    Kernel CPU:0.03612815%
    User CPU:0.06258419%
    CPU cycles:2,153,063/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    Memory:348 KB
    qmgr.dll (Background Intelligent Transfer Service by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.02514263%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.02514263%
    CPU cycles:228,032/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:1008 KB
    taskcomp.dll
    Total CPU:0.01790599%
    Kernel CPU:0.00026401%
    User CPU:0.01764199%
    CPU cycles:321,528/sec
    Memory:496 KB
    bfe.dll (Base Filtering Engine by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.01407369%
    Kernel CPU:0.00048318%
    User CPU:0.01359051%
    CPU cycles:262,964/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:828 KB
    DAB.dll
    Total CPU:0.01110850%
    Kernel CPU:0.00144595%
    User CPU:0.00966255%
    CPU cycles:240,241/sec
    Context switches:6/sec
    Memory:108 KB
    dhcpcore6.dll
    Total CPU:0.00783216%
    Kernel CPU:0.00783061%
    User CPU:0.00000156%
    CPU cycles:37,446/sec
    Memory:284 KB
    audiosrv.dll (Windows Audio Service by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00679171%
    Kernel CPU:0.00204176%
    User CPU:0.00474995%
    CPU cycles:259,729/sec
    Memory:844 KB
    combase.dll
    Total CPU:0.00489727%
    Kernel CPU:0.00194063%
    User CPU:0.00295664%
    CPU cycles:144,629/sec
    Memory:1.84 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 8.1 Pro 100.00%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    Austria installs about 79.00% of Host Process for Windows Services.
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