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What is dllhost.exe? (Various)

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

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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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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
dllhost.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x0934499394eb3d8027b8ab78c07d56cb More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 9928 66186 324523 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xb617f2e83951a9a4f495bba58cf492b2 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 11874 69129 313276 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xbed93f434cd291dec110901f7343e000 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 8737 49490 240375 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xa8edb86fc2a4d6d1285e4c70384ac35a More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 4560081 29512574 118465197 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xee7c82b0d69f038245cecbce9ec45a9a More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 1240 9583 41098 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x61e22a327d20737529e5ddad904bdd7b More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 1656 10497 45316 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x261d3c4aa833fa26703ca4b8840d2362 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 57 242 842 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xfcbc6ea3ef089f17a739baabd87507f7 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 1 9 32 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xd691a62a2bb7e39bc299ddb32564e8b2 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 18 36 128 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x0a9ba6af531afe7fa5e4fb973852d863 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 741 4079 17323 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xa63dc5c2ea944e6657203e0c8edeaf61 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 615739 3644493 14965175 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xbe01e566d1f569aab32d0335613e1eea More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 16358 98253 484228 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x5437813752863e1201e353fcad8cae37 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 1 17 126 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x27c1787002e72087bc06545d07d7bf81 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 10 113 463 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x548ee140691a29a2497f22704bdc5f3e More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 26 149 867 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xcc05c14eeff5e7813a49718ba88e59b0 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 34778 164726 680968 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x9361355721f51e3a25df53702d10e9de More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 274102 1550120 7015670 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x92527bd59d2f1266d4e9a62c11746c7c More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 14 111 440 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x5374f794e0a12087333a34829fd4fb36 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 8 25 149 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x21561b7b85b1c77f00eca96bc30e9a20 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 936 4642 30636 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xe2c8ecab45fd37bf02c0f88b6dd17507 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 15664 136001 579340 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x9513834dac717444f04169ea5d120885 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 28529 176420 789562 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xb27e38ad86c7456d60d8f09e4b20c39e More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 13288 88946 375873 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x711457639c2dea78130d7c245a254256 More File Information 5/25/2018 Unsigned 13 21 202 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xda63852a2b0340e94d74eaf0cd444979 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 76696 446050 1963938 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x6046950fc9ca5b7a7e084c189658dacb More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 7980 47725 205367 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x2d29c0afcc8225aff6637f7362c22960 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 184331 963315 4424975 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xff19922720962d8a75412ab80868e796 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 55509 291625 936391 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xd745810ed830d3a5ba1669e641ea5434 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 1 33 253 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x5d94fa288f4bb230fe77bc67de506257 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 4697231 35883329 211010044 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x5a94795585d2feee2cf5a3c6f6b8144d More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 222751 1911273 11316263 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x324ebebd628c4c436c49045891ea341f More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 82 403 5084 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x7d22956bbdf54b448d78486e400879d6 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 174 271 16981 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x06ac05e92807fb306d795337183cbc48 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 92 488 2201 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x68a25dc8e87833daf2b88e8b49de9a18 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 157 444 1611 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x6f3300f323f42b0fc75f4bfbbfc7f444 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 135 1806 27112 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x4728b63ee4836234fad1d18b1425530b More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 1756 21881 51291 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xef98a50614dcdfc3c1d011fe5cf9d93e More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 303 1249 144314 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x2528137c6745c4eadd87817a1909677e More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 5894772 29211680 43420290 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x70e2034a1c3d0eccb73f57e33d4bffa0 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 243592 1285311 2043484 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x88d0c0a31197af88475cbe3cf6250bd7 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 2 4 5 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x625fc8bee80a1b54e41546e1b986ad85 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 686 6717 100255 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xbb46e5a5b96bf5de0047915986326db0 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 219 1353 5921 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x0a0e6aea0810183d7f565b6125bcc455 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 72 531 4509 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x98d35111c9a18862cb146d3bc335527a More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 695 5626 54485 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x615a876398f0c728d3d69681a66cd643 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 6088 52930 63579 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x19ad40142b6a77ead725dd7463e5ba79 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 653 4458 5080 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x5a84a784ed8a5d8d86751e2c67de9f1a More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 3867 4775 4775 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x23c719f761b055341e7eb72bc4b95950 More File Information 5/25/2018 Signed 150 244 244 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x612d2ff54830c0b58eb3502daa2e7606 More File Information 5/24/2018 Unsigned 0 3 16 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xdd87db7387b9eb441c5674888a0d840c More File Information 5/24/2018 Unsigned 0 2 10 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xd56b4b24dd51ff7eebdbd9e631bf81b2 More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 0 5 39 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x3e06a29dc03c668294708b126d9af595 More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 0 49 154 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x22bfa491aecd07229fb753f4a92b7db4 More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 0 125 125 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xa6728539100e9c92054df6b1a4b7e688 More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 0 5 5 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x6f26ba63af47440cf11b38df132870f6 More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 0 112 1024 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xa9d262436ecbd1b5ba95861142a08d14 More File Information 5/23/2018 Signed 0 77 420 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x4096ddf9db0ffc38968c0604f024221c More File Information 5/23/2018 Signed 0 8 12 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x83d01f8e84563502e38054ed7f8ee6e7 More File Information 5/22/2018 Signed 0 2 2 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x7a5abda08054dbafc48addd251ef0aa7 More File Information 5/22/2018 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xcdd2e4040877ca13dae595d048de4c59 More File Information 5/22/2018 Signed 0 1 12 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x4ad4a7c8cf81d8c3984df5b75b2c1496 More File Information 5/22/2018 Signed 0 32 82 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x58787e6f91bc25d0cf909cfc9db44ff5 More File Information 5/21/2018 Unsigned 0 26 359 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x996524f6a2a1a51dcf414f107005117b More File Information 5/21/2018 Signed 0 3 6 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xd189d96b08ff17117b1e46b1eb2cef02 More File Information 5/21/2018 Signed 0 3 4 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x698e1401b877440297b8aa813ea79748 More File Information 5/21/2018 Signed 0 1 2 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xa0531a3675bbdce715246cf4c960f666 More File Information 5/20/2018 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x0f886de058726bb6323bfd98773fad26 More File Information 5/19/2018 Unsigned 0 5 5 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x48a43b4a321c16699ac2191739bb4879 More File Information 5/19/2018 Signed 0 42 161 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xbd0f112f76cc0cc36b46214d9254305b More File Information 5/19/2018 Signed 0 1 36 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xdebe7da4a532cd6f27b219e172dd2663 More File Information 5/19/2018 Signed 0 6 114 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x06e14b1d043037bd0ec3213cc7d33ad8 More File Information 5/18/2018 Unsigned 0 0 8 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x2250d0e7875ba189a70b54b1aa2762b9 More File Information 5/17/2018 Signed 0 0 177 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xf0b40454c6e72041efedda8f49c61db9 More File Information 5/17/2018 Unsigned 0 0 14 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x26a4f9bbaa0d248047f30df03392726e More File Information 5/16/2018 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xae31ced876d599df683b24fe2e63cd39 More File Information 5/16/2018 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x09b64eb8203b8450d723143421eef4f2 More File Information 5/16/2018 Signed 0 0 895 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xe68f5a25812dec7807afb7cb02567df9 More File Information 5/15/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x1ebff4f3219021a50b3903449ca3cc01 More File Information 5/14/2018 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x33cb12b853681e9214d3d2501e1039b3 More File Information 5/14/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x473abf8229a98fc7f648b4b2b82e1d16 More File Information 5/13/2018 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xb6953a02414f9960118b201d1dce5df3 More File Information 5/13/2018 Signed 0 0 5212 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xaf18b17866f398b5d42c2b2f41cf8647 More File Information 5/12/2018 Signed 0 0 73 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x927734b3b3e8831b4b127cfaa0fc3a26 More File Information 5/12/2018 Signed 0 0 8 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xae5503fc3a1aad3409979a31949c98c4 More File Information 5/11/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x5caee2e72279b8cbb66d201306946596 More File Information 5/9/2018 Signed 0 0 25 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x3f5476472c6475c467fb3e1e18729ef4 More File Information 5/9/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xcaa0561576f2b7a00cd946a8d767acf3 More File Information 5/8/2018 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xfe4c0a6dd0511e30c536075e00dbcce2 More File Information 5/8/2018 Signed 0 0 34 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xe7123c8b96caf349cab90e473e8a5202 More File Information 5/7/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x4b1c3be1e90f7ef35845689b93afebb0 More File Information 5/7/2018 Signed 0 0 746 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x3d7e7689c269bf04c1f98fe196bb689b More File Information 5/7/2018 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xdf121590a6167dea362af23c47b3eb40 More File Information 5/7/2018 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x36c75ce1735063766d8f8bc8273302fc More File Information 5/7/2018 Signed 0 0 277 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x887d7f395d8e129dd73b0d7646e16baa More File Information 5/4/2018 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x51a6a534863bf8b3d0eaca6fb4151581 More File Information 5/4/2018 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x07c3cf4818770ed264f81f214525acd7 More File Information 5/4/2018 Signed 0 0 129 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x115fdc5905e6f0953f4c0228df3a35f2 More File Information 5/3/2018 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x14c3cdfd7128fafdfb223ccebe02a5bf More File Information 5/3/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x428a5ae02f6bf8c4dea48094bc00cc6a More File Information 5/1/2018 Signed 0 0 117 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xa63dc5c2ea944e6657203e0c8edeaf61 5/24/2018 1:14:00 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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