What is Svchost.exe?

Svchost.exe is a 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.

In such cases, Svchost.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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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

Svchost.exe actions

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

Svchost.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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Svchost.exe's virus check

76%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

22%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Svchost.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Svchost.exe as a useful program

22%

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

3%

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

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