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How to recognize if there is a virus in your XP, Vista or Windows7 process named conhost.exe

conhost.exe: First of all, think about origin of your conhost.exe. If you got it from manufacturer (CD, manufacturer's website), the risk is relativelly low. If you downloaded conhost.exe from untrusted, anonymous or hackers website, the risk is high. We have no evidence if conhost.exe contains virus. Also, if your computer is already infected, some viruses CAN infect other executables, including 'innocent' ones. If you're in doubts, follow this guide:
1) always use good antivirus program and check your file with it.
2) If you want an extra security, try to check any particular file with multi-antivirus scanners, like www.virustotal.com - those free services will scan the file you upload with tens of antiviruses.
3) Also, check the file size and/or version with the list here - if the usage of your version is too low, it is suspicious.

More useful links which may help you to know: , how to solve typical problems with conhost.exe error (more specific is conhost.exe application error) You should know about how to remove conhost.exe. Solve problems with conhost.exe not responding. Typical Windows message: conhost.exe high cpu. Damaged file: conhost.exe is corrupted.

Main article: conhost.exe

What is conhost.exe - purpose and description:
This file is an important executable that is used on the Microsoft Windows Operating System, created by the Microsoft Corporation, to host the command prompt and amend any errors in console windows that were made by previous Windows versions.

conhost.exe virusSecurity risk rating: N/A (not available)
Note: The security risk rating is based on user's opinions. This is not our recommendation or adwice any way. Please use your own mind and think twice :-)
Trojan and malware info: N/A
Typical errors: File not found, An error occured in file, Not responding, Application Error 0x , Howto delete, stop, run, remove and find the file...
Notes:
- N/A is an abbreviation for "Not available". That means that now we have no information if this process is harmful or not.
- There is almost unlimited numbers of messages that should appear while you're running the software. We selected only the typical ones here :)

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Read user reviews for conhost.exe, write your own review

Summary: 2 users rated this process. Average security risk: High

Average user rating of conhost.exe: 2 2 based on 2 votes and/or 2 reviews.

Nameparts: co nhost, con host, conh ost, conho st, .

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Available version list table, select the version you have on your PC:

Security # Checksum Ver. Size
N/A (not available) 59B92689 0 B
N/A (not available) 128EED07 0 B
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N/A (not available) dd3ec5f8 10.0.17132.1 0 B
N/A (not available) 18983e5f 6.1.7600.16385 0 B

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