"conhost.exe" Process on Windows 8
What is the "conhost.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "conhost.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "conhost.exe" process? Why there are multiple "conhost.exe" processes?
"conhost.exe - Console Window Host" process provides the console management for a command line window created by cmd.exe.
If you run multiple command line windows, you will see multiple "conhost.exe" processes.
On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", multiple "conhost.exe" processes may be listed as:
Image Name PID Memory Description conhost.exe 2316 540 K Console Window Host conhost.exe 2632 976 K Console Window Host conhost.exe 3944 972 K Console Window Host
Additional information about "conhost.exe" process:
Command line: C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe 14510475761211313349-1245782649-16479137951057959315 -630028141-1749481195-701831058 Started by: csrss.exe Files used: C:\Windows\System32\en-US\conhost.exe.mui C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat Registry keys: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
"conhost.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "conhost.exe" process. It will go away after you close the command line window.
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