How to remove an KHost error
The free file information forum can help you determine if KHost.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.
KHost.exe file information
The process known as Delivery Manager or Secure Delivery Plug-In or instal
belongs to software Delivery Manager or Secure Delivery Plug-In or BBC iPlayer Download Manager or Sky by broadband or AOL HI-Q Video or Sky Anytime or BBC iPlayer Library or 4oD
by Kontiki (www.kontiki.com) or Channel (version 4 Television Corporation and 4 Ventures Limited) or setu.
Description: The file KHost.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows (mostly c:\windows\kdx\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,236,416 bytes (65% of all occurrences), 1,757,184 bytes and 6 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. KHost.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall the software Sky by broadband or OMN using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
Recommended: Identify KHost.exe related errors
If KHost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 15% dangerous. The file size is 1,032,376 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 1,032,640 bytes and 4 more variants.
KHost.exe is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The file is a Verisign signed file. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel.
KHost.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.
You have the option to uninstall the software 4oD or BBC iPlayer Download Manager using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
External information from Paul Collins:
- "kdx" is not required to run at start up. KonTiki Secure Delivery Plug In related. "The Kontiki Delivery Management System (DMS) is a secure delivery network for distribution of video, software, audio, documents, and other digital media. The Kontiki DMS enables enterprises to efficiently publish, secure, deliver and track digital media to employees, partners, and customers"
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as KHost.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the KHost.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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