What is comHost.exe?
ComHost.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if comHost.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
ComHost.exe file information
Description: ComHost.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. comHost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,248 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 55,640 bytes, 48,272 bytes or 47,248 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 7% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with comHost.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security).
Recommended: Identify comHost.exe related errors
If comHost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 45,744 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 45,696 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file.
If you encounter difficulties with comHost.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Norton Internet Security 2006 or Norton Internet Security).
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as comHost.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the comHost.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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