The svchost.exe file
is located in the folder
In other cases,
svchost.exe is a virus,
spyware, trojan or worm!
Check this with
Security Task Manager.

Svchost Process Analyzer

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Svchost.exe is the most mysterious Windows process. Svchost.exe is a generic host process name for services that run from dynamic-link libraries (DLLs). The authentic svchost.exe file is located in C:\Windows\System32, but numerous viruses and trojans use the same file and process name to hide their activities.

The free Svchost Process Analyzer lists all svchost instances and checks the services they contain. This makes it easy to uncover Svchost worms like the infamous Conficker worm.

Svchost Process Analyzer is a 100% freeware program from There is absolutely no installation required. Simply download and run the software.

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How to fix Svchost.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your Svchost process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to fix Svchost related problems
3. Run Anti-Malware to remove persistent viruses


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  • 100% freeware
  • doesn't require runtimes
  • doesn't require installation
  • doesn't write to the registry
  • doesn't modify files outside of its own directories
  • isn't adware

System requirements

  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003, 2008 (32/64 Bit)
  • 528 KB free disk space