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What is dllhost.exe? (Various)?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Operating System
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: dllhost.exe - Dllhost.exe is used by several applications as a "host" for dll-based applications. The most common Microsoft application that uses it is Internet Information Server (IIS), the web server. If you do not believe you are running IIS, you should investigate this further to determine if the application is legitimate and required.

dllhost.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.

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dllhost.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 2.85%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 6 MB

Program Name MD5 Count

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xa63dc5c2ea944e6657203e0c8edeaf61 7/16/2022 3:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 7 KB
2 Status 0x3ccf84658ada218ea04fdb655c01cc8b 11/15/2013 1:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 547 KB
3 Status 0xe928a859dac9640ee02d87285e59b9d7 9/6/2013 9:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 515 KB
4 Status 0x94b81f577eda328ee9b7248783c2f366 6/23/2013 3:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
5 Status 0x83258cde2b571d59398265e950713d28 2/13/2013 4:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
6 Status 0xfcbc6ea3ef089f17a739baabd87507f7 1/28/2012 4:14:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1425) dllhost 5 KB
7 Status 0x5437813752863e1201e353fcad8cae37 1/26/2012 11:20:00 AM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) dllhost 5 KB
8 Status 0x58787e6f91bc25d0cf909cfc9db44ff5 1/26/2012 2:36:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0003) dllhost 5 KB
9 Status 0xccde880ad5605f7970fe3ec6b5d3bc5a 1/24/2012 10:34:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
10 Status 0x8ff0d9c41d3f1f3394fa96177e88488c 1/21/2012 11:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
11 Status 0xdac52b0d256e0d48ed589dda9133ec79 1/9/2012 5:59:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) dllhost 5 KB
12 Status 0x3b103a6262ba9fc934f5f10c69855736 11/8/2011 6:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 149 KB
13 Status 0x612d2ff54830c0b58eb3502daa2e7606 9/16/2011 4:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
14 Status 0xe7b97b5564d8362f95c4227a196da4e1 9/6/2011 4:12:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) dllhost 5 KB
15 Status 0x80557066058569bc5d55856592e20985 9/4/2011 1:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
16 Status 0xd66259c3bcefc9caeb481ed52a4eac74 8/26/2011 6:23:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) dllhost 5 KB
17 Status 0x209cda717e7e3078b9050bace392172f 8/1/2011 12:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
18 Status 0x51e00cf47b8ba126313d5371f602499d 7/31/2011 11:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
19 Status 0x44dd4a2ed4fec05447983b61978eba67 7/26/2011 9:40:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) dllhost 5 KB
20 Status 0x6ae95faf782e6f6ac6e4b3acbf3d1573 6/30/2011 10:14:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (XPClient.010817-1148) dllhost 4 KB
21 Status 0x88b2a9b13ed959563e57741c97762d8c 5/31/2011 2:08:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-1534) dllhost 5 KB
22 Status 0xd703f4da5420a9e4966c99c1c5ec2047 5/25/2011 8:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 5 KB
23 Status 0x580352ba164842f09a0819a1077bfbe9 5/1/2011 1:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown (Various) 113 KB
24 Status 0x4389fa744a728b06308659d393ee9361 4/22/2011 12:31:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) dllhost 5 KB
25 Status 0xc7e36ba588b7400a8847f7668d004415 4/17/2011 5:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown (Various) 113 KB

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