6.3.9600.17114 (winblue_gdr.140502-1623) 16.67%
6.3.9600.16477 (winblue_gdr.131126-1957) 4.17%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 79.17%



Store Broker by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

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


There are 3 versions of wshost.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.17114 (winblue_gdr.140502-1623). wshost.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 25.56 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Microsoft Corporation by Microsoft Corporation. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0034% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 7.44 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 22.47 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 4.55 KB per minute for reads and 1.4 KB per minute for writes.


File name:wshost.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Store Broker
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\winstore\wshost.exe
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Monday, June 17, 2013
Expiration date:Wednesday, September 17, 2014

VersionsAll file variations of wshost.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
a2c6f2d0ca2e69c4f210795a7cd9bfa7 a8273da37a43c821dd36eacbc927f8fffc0481c4 24.71 KB
f8309de5a45867745c7aa835df50aa29 b8412107a4d4d5e5167b0eecf96271a50de69adc 24.71 KB
85e7f4b0a07a16f21c23b5b467e02ddc 1d0d8a3a9320956acf82faadf6a4eb5b5f9846d4 27.26 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 54.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.83%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.17%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 54.17% of Store Broker.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 32.26%
Lenovo 19.35%
Acer 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 12.90%
Toshiba 6.45%
Sony 6.45%
Samsung 3.23%
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