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What is taskhost.exe? taskhost?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Windows
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: TaskHost.exe is an integral part of the Windows 7.

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


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taskhost.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: 4.24%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
taskhost.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x72e953215cade1a726c04aafdf6b463d 7/8/2022 10:39:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
2 Status 0x6d08a5fccf3b43373077ab11d23f5a5f 12/17/2021 11:01:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
3 Status 0x8f4f5a5c1bae72ce6eaeea1ca3f98ca2 12/1/2021 9:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
4 Status 0x21d814b59852861ca3fa4f39056ac24b 8/16/2020 7:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 0 KB
5 Status 0x7fa8ba5a780e4757964ac9d4238302b9 3/24/2019 7:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 0 KB
6 Status 0x25c45d6ca270f0df1d815939b0150d89 12/3/2017 3:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 52 KB
7 Status 0x3ac005686f8b3289691e5bdbd5251c53 3/2/2017 8:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
8 Status 0x3ec2b53d9be4153aa69c0840d3bdc530 2/14/2017 12:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 63 KB
9 Status 0xe11a6d3703e745a89e5e059ae88ca863 11/6/2016 10:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 52 KB
10 Status 0x9333096b59dad0c4294749755963dba7 9/15/2016 1:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 63 KB
11 Status 0x7cc22b26114a4101de18a35aebece9cc 2/22/2016 4:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 0 KB
12 Status 0x200314718df8f9c5516eaf40e7d8a037 9/23/2015 5:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
13 Status 0xe0e4911b3e59ce074bfd1dd5e9023871 8/22/2015 5:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 0 KB
14 Status 0x0f9227e4b7f0104893a6a239af241c5b 4/26/2013 8:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 68 KB
15 Status 0x7efcd3a0b2ffc1aaa0d17ec163ad0c89 7/11/2012 5:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
16 Status 0x2de50f8f208cefcc593bdae9281dfe80 2/8/2012 10:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 75 KB
17 Status 0x3c912f190df522de2345ae9e8ef2cb17 1/13/2012 5:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 57 KB
18 Status 0xccd480ae0b949b6d9f3b66b4580db2da 8/7/2011 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
19 Status 0x919811ad503e20df1632270868adb6de 8/7/2011 12:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 47 KB
20 Status 0x685c3285f9832ebc3a8217c4d7ac8bd0 8/1/2011 3:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
21 Status 0x721c344a04136e629375d4b92eecdc7a 5/15/2011 4:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 51 KB
22 Status 0x239423f5c41fd909ad50786f2a6f3541 5/3/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
23 Status 0x509efd7ca64535bdcfe6d719a22fe041 4/16/2011 6:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
24 Status 0x0c39b1035a98e061b53ff7913fb467d9 4/2/2011 5:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
25 Status 0x68f5b3e66a53f9460144377251376226 3/26/2011 1:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB


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