conhost.exe Windows process description

conhost.exe popularity: Unknown

Windows 10, Windows 7, XP or Vista software, task, program or application with exename conhost.exe

Specific issues and troubleshooting:

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.

Ports opened by this process:

It seems that this process opens no ports.


Key attributes

Is part of operating system:
Records keyboard or mouse events:
Is adware:
Can be deleted:

Typical errors: File not found, An error occurred in file, Not responding, Application Error 0x, Howto delete, stop, run, remove and find the file.

Operating system distribution

conhost.exe was seen on this operating systems:


This process was seen in 0 directories. See all conhost.exe locations

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Latest user reviews

Summary: 2 user(s) rated this process.
Average security risk: Average

Average user rating of conhost.exe: 3 3 based on 2 votes and/or 2 reviews.

Disclaimer: this user reviews are provided "as is" without any warranty. Reviews are uncensored opinions submitted by our users. We are not responsible for the content of these User Reviews.

User (IP) Security risk
98.66.185.* Average
seems suspicious.
75.173.102.* High
Flashes in and out so you cannot kill process. Associated with msgusb.exe. Culprit seems to be mobogenie.exe installation. Restricts all internet browsers other than Internet Explorer from working.

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conhost.exe version list:

The name conhost.exe can be used by many programs from different vendors. Also, the same vendor can create conhost.exe in more than one version. Thus, we distinguish between all such variants by so called "checksum". Checksum is unique number identifying particular version of conhost.exe:

Security Checksum (MD5) Version Location Size (bytes) Manufacturer
N/A 59B92689 - Unknown -
N/A 128EED07 - Unknown -
N/A E6B41EC6 - Unknown -
N/A e08a9fc8 Microsoft Corporation
N/A e0b8a08b Microsoft Corporation
N/A 9ba4a9ff Microsoft Corporation
N/A 917d8d79 - Unknown -
N/A 7209ceed 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A d5b8503a 6.2.9200.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A bae3e6c7 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 84cb1893 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A d4f4e4d3 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 68b69ed4 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 4c142089 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 3c205376 6.2.9200.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A b8837f42 6.2.9200.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 17e83708 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A ece76b3a 6.3.9600.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 1b0b39d4 6.3.9600.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A a71a8469 - Unknown -
N/A e4a14cd0 6.3.9600.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 873b61fd 6.3.9600.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A f451e52e 6.3.9600.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A f54e10a0 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A c3ea332c 10.0.10240.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 57467a7a 10.0.10240.16384 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 50eb3c73 10.0.10586.0 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 6f9c8a4a 10.0.10586.0 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 338d7e56 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A e7b55812 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 910285eb 10.0.14393.0 Microsoft Corporation
N/A a4510217 10.0.15063.0 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 304d78d4 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A f6e903e1 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A b72660d5 10.0.16299.15 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 37d7817a 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A dd3ec5f8 10.0.17132.1 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 18983e5f 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 67e28aa0 6.1.7600.16385 Microsoft Corporation
N/A b8054cd0 10.0.17134.407 Microsoft Corporation
N/A 1bcdb508143b517f21bbdac10f5777bf 6.1.7601.18015 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338432 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A bd51024fb014064bc9fe8c715c18392f 6.1.7601.17514 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 337920 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A 0781b335c421a785520037365897f1bf 6.1.7601.17625 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338944 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A 402b44b31c7183fcf2c4e1083af317fa 6.1.7601.17932 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338432 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A 13a1c354d7db71a4cd7da8eb4c760dae 6.1.7601.21738 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338944 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A da688fe245286a540e394e315f19dae4 6.1.7601.22091 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338432 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host
N/A d62757257b2dcbd15b1ba9ea3b385c1a 6.1.7601.22436 C:/Windows/winsxs/amd64_micro… 338432 Microsoft Corporation
Console Window Host

Help us: where is conhost.exe located on your harddisk?

"C:\Program files\%subfolder%\"

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