6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 8.33%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 75.00%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 16.67%



Thumbnail Handler Extraction Host by Microsoft

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


There are 3 versions of thumbnailextractionhost.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). thumbnailextractionhost.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 28.33 KB. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 2.7 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 7.07 MB.


File name:thumbnailextractionhost.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Thumbnail Handler Extraction Host
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\thumbnailextractionhost.exe

VersionsAll file variations of thumbnailextractionhost.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
91aa701cc14dedd1dd62e27ccadfd99b 666f50543faeb51e0ec589da6d77a56e37c6eecc 30 KB
f7c576b31dd1d18e8c45a43ae807c5f5 bd258ef59a474efb7c8ea15d9a33d69a0dd18d15 29.5 KB
137a3f4bd47d5f91912350c13aa09b77 95f8fe33821419815f90acbbde61e3c66bd1d5f5 25.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8 Pro 45.45%
Windows 8 27.27%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 9.09%
Windows 8 Single Language 9.09%
Windows 8 Enterprise 9.09%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 36.36% of Thumbnail Handler Extraction Host.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 27.27%
ASUS 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Packard Bell 9.09%
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