What is Cscript.exe?

Cscript.exe is a part of MicrosoftConsoleBasedScriptHost and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the Cscript.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Cscript.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Cscript.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Cscript.exe's description is "MicrosoftConsoleBasedScriptHost".

Cscript.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

Cscript.exe is an .exe file.

Cscript.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\cscript.exe

Cscript.exe basic information

Description
MicrosoftConsoleBasedScriptHost
Internal Name
cscript.exe
Version
5.812.10240.16384
Hash
B073F18D23BE85799A640147AF9ABA99

Cscript.exe running processes

%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\cmd.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\cmd.exe

Cscript.exe actions

List of the actions Cscript.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\13\data
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\13\data\log
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\9.5\data
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\9.3\radA78E6.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\9.3\data
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\9.3\data\pg_log
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PostgreSQL\9.5\radA8C76.tmp
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.ed750e3f-82f3-4e6f-a908-7dd5f57074e5
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.c935b36a-acff-455d-bcbd-6f69c16a9671
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.5ad06336-e807-4c06-9354-8fa54747cc1a
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.d0f3caca-d03b-41b0-8517-5093932c6468
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.45c789e9-a5ea-4d2e-88a9-7dc50bce8bfd
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.32810277-9514-4aa3-ab25-50c4a0ea505e
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.97730354-ff5a-4c2d-81db-cd3b93ec9164
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Avast Software\Avast\log\Amsi.log.tmp.528400c6-2737-497e-90eb-069662f2620c
new file created

Cscript.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Cscript.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

21%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Cscript.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Cscript.exe as a useful program

17%

of users find Cscript.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

5%

of users find Cscript.exe to be malicious or a scam

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