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What is taskhost.exe? taskhost

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

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
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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: 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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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 Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x21d814b59852861ca3fa4f39056ac24b More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 3633 24434 124727 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x7016acd1d0c1cc6acf45cbc6c90d0575 More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 269600 1820110 9179391 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xe4a513ecf4b3df7afb3c5c8b98243c99 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 82 526 2046 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x3711306c8d1a859351d735d93090c1c0 More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 12628 84260 327182 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x3ec2b53d9be4153aa69c0840d3bdc530 More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 612 4934 25660 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xc671f1b7d4242a5ec7af2d548f072671 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 4 59 248 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x72e953215cade1a726c04aafdf6b463d More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 80968 551820 2682766 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x25c45d6ca270f0df1d815939b0150d89 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 264 1908 9006 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x517110bd83835338c037269e603db55d More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 8355 54645 260594 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x639774c9acd063f028f6084abf5593ad More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 513225 3430476 16844259 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x9333096b59dad0c4294749755963dba7 More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 31 222 846 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x39cea8232b92b33f1bb6afa8c163efc3 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 982 4862 21711 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x26bd3309ad2684dd514ce1fc9654aecf More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 1815 12589 57105 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x5337d7d85493adb87e6b626d03fd402e More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 104 758 3385 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x4a627d948c498368b2f65a5312455520 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 1700 12095 52242 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xede582496d0cadee35ea2b1076ff19a8 More File Information 2/23/2018 Signed 2275 15167 75856 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x3426be7d0ed8888acfe04ba6bb9af83b More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 11527 77478 378861 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x8f4f5a5c1bae72ce6eaeea1ca3f98ca2 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 1887 12573 56614 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x3ac005686f8b3289691e5bdbd5251c53 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 8 120 379 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x3eefb971d61ef9638fd21f14c703ca11 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 4402 29914 138898 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x200314718df8f9c5516eaf40e7d8a037 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 43 297 1259 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x7fa8ba5a780e4757964ac9d4238302b9 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 1733 11640 55545 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x67b1fa221cb775fefdf4842db8c6817c More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 19 19 66 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xe11a6d3703e745a89e5e059ae88ca863 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 98 666 2968 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x5043a4a428655f5ef908ce55637a3b3f More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 7746 51709 243927 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x6d08a5fccf3b43373077ab11d23f5a5f More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 1076 6830 31498 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xbd6753fa38c0d9b73c5334383ba17f97 More File Information 2/23/2018 Unsigned 2 4 4 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x5f714b563aafef8574f6825ad9b5a0bf More File Information 2/22/2018 Unsigned 0 2 4 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xd85e8e69afe076aa984f7c06b12091a4 More File Information 2/21/2018 Signed 0 42 337 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xd673c93165bb88bd9148356d8455ba23 More File Information 2/19/2018 Unsigned 0 2 15 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xaf9a537b51df9b1476c6a7f43a822143 More File Information 2/18/2018 Unsigned 0 1 33 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x7a37f33c4f05664824c6a476af7c087e More File Information 2/18/2018 Signed 0 1 2 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x942fab60367eef1ba38c49849e1101db More File Information 2/17/2018 Signed 0 1 2 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x621396193ec246e0823efc0454e654f2 More File Information 2/15/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xb8beb8b12fb72aeb243151944dc274b2 More File Information 2/14/2018 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x91cdad9678d5123302149db111b079eb More File Information 2/8/2018 Unsigned 0 0 90 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x467ef498cbb174e4d594957c28305143 More File Information 2/5/2018 Unsigned 0 0 12 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x70b88b376fd77ce19f9dd565f0e95e4d More File Information 2/4/2018 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x5afc03a2b14f221ccdb698a007430b26 More File Information 2/4/2018 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xa985e9206470a9cc94c62a600a566e8c More File Information 2/3/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x9f40feaff13195914267b276aa155928 More File Information 1/31/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xb5f5e02e2bcc2f8938a9ff9fb1b42569 More File Information 1/29/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x6be7150f65a519cbb8af696881f55eab More File Information 1/27/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x81b08c7bb406324833689e5ad1f9932e More File Information 1/25/2018 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xb9d7c435b1d51f7d87a0a0d6a2e898e2 More File Information 1/25/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
46 Status 0xfaeca8b35b70ce5df59c06e988507fce More File Information 1/25/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x28c269f1a4f15783c6d2264c5bda352b More File Information 1/25/2018 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xd93bddf95349e4cd6c7dd0d51c8f82c2 More File Information 1/24/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x3525003c4cb3ad12aada7052b2da41b7 More File Information 1/24/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x76e37a6e636c5b2de1a56f069720a29b More File Information 1/23/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xa048108d4b2eb4aa74df8ff54ce7cb63 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xcb3738a54aad56927a35a550b3c4b403 More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xc54b89ff6a331d75b99798300485952e More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xa97e845e44f1320ee54dff42515d745a More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x919881596127b3ecac08041f45c8c6bd More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xc95a6df684b82d94259cbd4d437c5c19 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x1b9d9be7bbc305ab2598fa18e4237c1b More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x33f4efde43a9473b569d51baf5a34a33 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xce0458af8b9fa731961420347adb1908 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x67c746ece520642a7e4c04ffd2e40f53 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xa0e2f753a83de7c7865234e9150b6e92 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xbca9809e949630714e35bea5928b301b More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x8ea4b939a3f8983bb4a6776ed6cb1330 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x78d20e37eb3348bb2df36139d8977b11 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x08a394686545ef4fdd34de862c62cdd5 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xe4ea5f69b172ef5942edfb990791077b More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x5e03c07a9e96e8d7c1f91f26733f0aef More File Information 1/21/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xd6e14f9cc2e65fe9e1a454a32629becf More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xf5c8c71b72e58c3d3f38e81fc5df2b29 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x04f81c12fcaff6774f210ce92ae3fb72 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x636e44b99cde29ec51eca9f04d31ec9d More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x80cabad9ea1f6394c8d8f53d94232466 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x83fe44756b7034d2512b01d9c4fab409 More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xa7b7b6cd18b9386948b0dd9c9779565c More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x3fea027a187a4238eeaaa2bdf0b52b3b More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xb1533d6a4c430b94566a82e170a39a85 More File Information 1/10/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xd1781c66688cbd8932527622fc815635 More File Information 1/10/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x4cfe6af73e850ad86b09e01ed279b095 More File Information 1/10/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xce409cb9987210cf474a554f31029518 More File Information 1/9/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x53ded2a8cb4c8e7204a404092eebd450 More File Information 1/8/2018 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x74c71ac8d71b3978a050233546ba21b0 More File Information 12/27/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x45898a010aea87a77a08193359ed02e2 More File Information 12/26/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x2a8908b6c1fbff76f99ce0219b0c6c01 More File Information 12/24/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x83aa2789d257d674c08a15598f3d2363 More File Information 12/24/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x96de7f2c5950b287eedc1bf4fbe96c38 More File Information 12/18/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xb754a6a7e1e8946ad5ad2deeea85f1eb More File Information 12/7/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x4b0d023d712e5daba42e2d4fa06627c8 More File Information 11/30/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x03396d9a7ce3b4353b4e8ab3ecd18218 More File Information 11/28/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x7cc22b26114a4101de18a35aebece9cc More File Information 11/24/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xefc51447084ed1f89635f6705ed3feb4 More File Information 11/22/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xa455088ed1797a7919dff0db9442b3c6 More File Information 11/12/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xba90f1515f32e3e0422dd313554e1647 More File Information 11/11/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xbff094c497448dd52b2b68fc1ec8593a More File Information 11/1/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x69c184b20417bec3c0d310777868c4b1 More File Information 10/9/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x7c9fe49cc9fbb0b43bc6b9503df8cc5d More File Information 10/4/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x4d374f6a9d13ca29aa308a000e206836 More File Information 9/28/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x655cb98c910234a295fc53ff2ba23f74 More File Information 9/28/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xa752a4f4be0cc49216031a3ef9a65e54 More File Information 9/21/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x9f9d04f371a50313a7a5f36fb8baf214 More File Information 9/21/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0xd38f3611bcf497d988eaf6a891ed28a8 More File Information 9/21/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x9333096b59dad0c4294749755963dba7 9/15/2016 1:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 63 KB
2 Status 0x0f9227e4b7f0104893a6a239af241c5b 4/26/2013 8:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 68 KB
3 Status 0x7efcd3a0b2ffc1aaa0d17ec163ad0c89 7/11/2012 5:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
4 Status 0x2de50f8f208cefcc593bdae9281dfe80 2/8/2012 10:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 75 KB
5 Status 0x3c912f190df522de2345ae9e8ef2cb17 1/13/2012 5:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 57 KB
6 Status 0xccd480ae0b949b6d9f3b66b4580db2da 8/7/2011 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
7 Status 0x919811ad503e20df1632270868adb6de 8/7/2011 12:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 47 KB
8 Status 0x685c3285f9832ebc3a8217c4d7ac8bd0 8/1/2011 3:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
9 Status 0x721c344a04136e629375d4b92eecdc7a 5/15/2011 4:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 51 KB
10 Status 0x239423f5c41fd909ad50786f2a6f3541 5/3/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
11 Status 0x509efd7ca64535bdcfe6d719a22fe041 4/16/2011 6:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
12 Status 0x0c39b1035a98e061b53ff7913fb467d9 4/2/2011 5:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
13 Status 0x68f5b3e66a53f9460144377251376226 3/26/2011 1:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
14 Status 0x05ca6eabfaa2c7ea86c56c4ad3132c35 3/5/2011 3:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
15 Status 0x1287da8920454f3ef205805ac2c53e12 2/28/2011 11:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
16 Status 0x430f2ad2e4ca2ed2d2bb49f3f13f6d47 8/20/2010 12:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
17 Status 0x0c73403bc2a12bff35809a6af7df1c28 8/14/2010 4:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
18 Status 0x06e1461a42241b8e50620d5802661004 8/3/2010 7:01:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 46 KB
19 Status 0xaaf9ff25cace27cd8893e9cf4a7c7910 3/3/2010 6:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
20 Status 0xbec5da7d865663b6f2d957368f5c4f2f 2/13/2010 9:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
21 Status 0x10390e46ce3c92fe85d1b906ce13b496 2/3/2010 6:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 48 KB
22 Status 0x20da3d67ed259d9ad1d2a85cd1e7e4b7 1/28/2010 11:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
23 Status 0x81902d52bd5ef65c80f8691c474d6db3 1/9/2010 1:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
24 Status 0x947be6203a13916e118d758c26ce556b 1/8/2010 1:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown taskhost 49 KB
25 Status 0xc2217816c3e5979cb38c7e17d3757d14 12/13/2009 3:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown taskhost 67 KB



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