How to remove an FilterHost error
The free file information forum can help you determine if FilterHost.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
FilterHost.exe file information
Description: FilterHost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 827,392 bytes.
The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File FilterHost.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. FilterHost.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FilterHost.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FilterHost.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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