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What is dasHost.exe?

DasHost.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 dasHost.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.

DasHost.exe file information

The process known as Device Association Framework Provider Host belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original dasHost.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. dasHost.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 64,512 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 45,056 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/dashost.exe.html 
The file is a Windows system file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify dasHost.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as dasHost.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dasHost.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.


User Comments

In Windows 8 hat das Programm eine Herkunftsbeschreibung - Name, Hersteller, Version usw.
  Werner Poschmann  
Device Association Framework Provider Host Filename "dashost.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files - the file is a legitimate part of Windows 8, and in this MD5 variant is virus-free. - Safe

Summary: Average user rating of dasHost.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks dasHost.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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