What is Cscript.exe?

Cscript.exe is 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 actions

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Cscript.exe's virus check

76%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

23%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

1%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Cscript.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Cscript.exe as a useful program

20%

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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