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VersionsAdditional versions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 5.51%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.06%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.25%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.00%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.95%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.95%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 1.98%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.06%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.06%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.00%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.06%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 26.23%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 44.56%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.89%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.00%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 6.47%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.41%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.38%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.00%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.03%
5.1.2600.5689 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.081003-1407) 0.10%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111) 6.20%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111) 0.41%
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svchost.exe

Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove svchost.exe
Version:   5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
MD5:   fa03e1fc17f38fbdba81470d08b3e416
SHA1:   a82a1815a25ee15c9509914c478f601dab3cf321
SHA256:   1d7bb871abd273689eb9213c8984dc3a932cc76d19d8f7da524af16bb4a60638
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. This version is installed on Windows XP and is compiled as a 32 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:5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Product version:5.1.2600.2180
Size:14 KB (14,336 bytes)
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
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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
  • [UDP] listens on port 3195
  • [UDP] listens on port 123
  • [UDP] listens on port 1900

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    Memory
    Private memory:4.55 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):7.49 MB
    Private (minimum):1.88 MB
    Non-paged memory:4.55 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:52.52 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):55.28 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:3.12 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):8.68 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:18
    12
    Handles:375
    600
    GUI GDI count:5
    103
    GUI USER count:6
    49

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:32-bit
    Command lines:
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost -k rpcss
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k networkservice
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost -k dcomlaunch
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k localservice
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
    • C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k wudfservicegroup
    • (8 more)
    Owner:SYSTEM
    Parent process:services.exe (by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    wbemcore.dll
    Total CPU:0.08633774%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.02124182%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.06509591%
    0.165382%
    Context switches:1/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:532 KB
    1.16 MB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.03450169%
    Kernel CPU:0.02509563%
    User CPU:0.00940607%
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:728 KB
    repdrvfs.dll
    Total CPU:0.00922381%
    Kernel CPU:0.00875560%
    User CPU:0.00046821%
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:184 KB
    schedsvc.dll (Sistema operativo Microsoft Windows by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00654434%
    Kernel CPU:0.00389544%
    User CPU:0.00264890%
    Memory:204 KB
    wscsvc.dll (Windows Security Center Service by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00086625%
    Kernel CPU:0.00051507%
    User CPU:0.00035118%
    Memory:92 KB
    ADVAPI32.dll
    Total CPU:0.00068801%
    Kernel CPU:0.00048091%
    User CPU:0.00020710%
    Memory:688 KB
    ole32.dll
    Total CPU:0.00037435%
    Kernel CPU:0.00028076%
    User CPU:0.00009359%
    Memory:1.23 MB
    AUTHZ.dll
    Total CPU:0.00032771%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00032771%
    Memory:68 KB
    svchost.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00022590%
    Kernel CPU:0.00016358%
    User CPU:0.00006232%
    Memory:24 KB
    rpcss.dll
    Total CPU:0.00014171%
    Kernel CPU:0.00009447%
    User CPU:0.00004724%
    Memory:396 KB
    hidphone.tsp
    Total CPU:0.00004687%
    Kernel CPU:0.00004687%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    Memory:40 KB
    rastapi.dll
    Total CPU:0.00004684%
    Kernel CPU:0.00004684%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    Memory:68 KB

    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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