How to remove an svchost.dll error
Svchost.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if svchost.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Svchost.dll file information
Description: svchost.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 81,920 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 28,672 bytes, 152,576 bytes, 792,064 bytes or 23,040 bytes.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program is not visible. File svchost.dll is not a Windows system file. There is no file information. File svchost.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The service has no detailed description. svchost.dll is able to monitor applications and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If svchost.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 790,528 bytes. Program has no file description. The program has no visible window. Svchost.dll is not a Windows core file. svchost.dll is able to hide itself.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as svchost.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the svchost.dll 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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