svchost.exe - Process - Generic Host Process for Win32 Services

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What is svchost.exe process - Generic Host Process for Win32 Services?

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Process svchost.exe is part of the Windows system acting as a host program for many system services. You will see multiple svchost.exe processes, because Windows launches multiple services with svchost.exe at start up time.

svchost.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00%
Memory usage: 1,480K
Launching method: Windows Service
Directory: C:\windows\system32
File name: svchost.exe
Description: Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
Size: 12,800 bytes
Date: Monday, April 19, 2004, 12:31:28 PM
Version: 5.1.2600.0
Company name: Microsoft
System essential: Yes
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

Version 5.1.2600.2180 of svchost.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00 %
Memory usage: 3,544 K
Launching method: Windows Service
Directory: C:\WINDOWS\system32
File name: svchost.exe
Description: Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
Size: 14,336 bytes
Date: Wednesday, August 04, 2004, 5:00:00 AM
Version: 5.1.2600.2180
Company name: Microsoft  
System essential: Yes
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

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