What is Svchost.exe?

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

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Svchost.exe's description is "HostProcessforWindowsServices".

Svchost.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft.

Svchost.exe is an .exe file.

Svchost.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%SYSTEMROOT%\System\svchost.exe

Svchost.exe basic information

Description
HostProcessforWindowsServices
Internal Name
none
Version
4. 20. 0. 9608
Company
Hash
9E83343960957C86808E77A262018310

Svchost.exe running processes

%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\cscript.exe

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List of the actions Svchost.exe executes on a user's PC
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Vpn_Check_Admin_Key_4003674586 new registry key parameter created
%SystemDrive%\Users\COUTEA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\VPN_404A new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\Users\COUTEA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\VPN_404A\VPN_Lock.dat new file created
%TMP%\.unicode_cache_cd239184.dat new file created
%SystemDrive%\Users\COUTEA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\VPN_404A\0FC343C0.dll new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SoftEther Project new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control\ConhostServices new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control\ConhostServices\\ProcessId new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\SoftEther Project new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control\ConhostServices new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\SoftEther Project\PacketiX VPN\Service Control\ConhostServices\\ProcessId new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\VPN_3E0C new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\VPN_3E0C\VPN_Lock.dat new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\.unicode_cache_cd239184.dat new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\VPN_3E0C\0FC343C0.dll new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\VPN_3E0C\detectvm.vbs new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\selowtmp new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\selowtmp\SeLow_x64.sys new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\selowtmp\SeLow_Win10_x64.cat new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\selowtmp\SeLow_x64.inf new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\SetupapiLogStatus new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\SetupapiLogStatus\\setupapi.dev.log new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\SELOW new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\SELOW\0000 new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\SELOW\0000\\Phantom new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\SELOW\0000\\ClassGUID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\SELOW\0000\\HardwareID new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\rspndr.inf_amd64_1541ced0fe2aac44\rspndr.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netirda.inf_amd64_6f7e2281e084aca7\netirda.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netlldp.inf_amd64_e2223cfc47066a09\netlldp.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\ndisuio.inf_amd64_f70b7838024512a3\ndisuio.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netrast.inf_amd64_faa3bf2e3980cd5d\netrast.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wnetvsc_vfpp.inf_amd64_33c8297b639944d6\wnetvsc_vfpp.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nettcpip.inf_amd64_4dc3326d93dcc236\nettcpip.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\selow_x64.inf_amd64_a6122f4fc27f0419\selow_x64.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\ndisimplatform.inf_amd64_bd24e12de4e08687\ndisimplatform.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\c_nettrans.inf_amd64_6dc9d6600d9c6e19\c_nettrans.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netip6.inf_amd64_39cd2a4c98ffbd31\netip6.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\lltdio.inf_amd64_b6e31222765f1e2d\lltdio.PNF new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netpgm.inf_amd64_376161648bf262a6\netpgm.PNF new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955} new registry key created
%SYSTEMROOT%\INF\oem11.PNF new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\PnpLockdownFiles\%SystemRoot%/system32/DRIVERS/SeLow_x64.sys new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\PnpLockdownFiles\%SystemRoot%/system32/DRIVERS/SeLow_x64.sys\\Owners new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\drivers\SET312E.tmp new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\drivers\SeLow_x64.sys file renamed
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi\\Service new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi\\HelpText new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi\Interfaces new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi\Interfaces\\UpperRange new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network\TemporaryInstallStage|5324|SeLow|{4E5A586E-143C-4AB6-95E4-2BE9C9E18955}\Ndi\Interfaces\\LowerRange new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4d36e975-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\\LastDeleteDate new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SeLow\\SlVersion_Win10 new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\security_log new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\packet_log new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\vpn_server.config.log new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\backup.vpn_server.config new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\backup.vpn_server.config\00000013_vpn_server.config new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\System\backup.vpn_server.config\00000013_vpn_server.config.log new file created

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Svchost.exe's virus check

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of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

18%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Svchost.exe user rating

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of users rate Svchost.exe as a useful program

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