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How to remove an syshost error


Syshost.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 syshost.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.

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Syshost.exe file information

The process known as H4vvexkjPWvs appears to belong to software O6RVlg2gH by SetuU2zySxT1HGiA or Guidance Software (www.guidancesoftware.com).

Description: The file syshost.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 418,304 bytes (11% of all occurrences), 75,776 bytes and 20 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/syshost.exe.html 
There is no file information. The syshost.exe file is not a Windows core file. The syshost.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If syshost.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 92% dangerous. The file size is 214,528 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 115,712 bytes and 11 more variants. The application has no file description. It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The syshost.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Syshost.exe is able to monitor applications, record inputs, hide itself and connect to the Internet.

If syshost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 338,432 bytes. The program has no visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. Syshost.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

If syshost.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 73% dangerous. The file size is 171,008 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 702,464 bytes.

If syshost.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 778,240 bytes.

If syshost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 184,832 bytes.

External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

  • "Microsoft IIS" definitely not required. Added by the FRANCETTE WORM!
  • "MS Update" definitely not required. Added by the EVAMAN-F WORM!

Important: Some malware also uses the file name syshost.exe, for example TROJ_GEN.RCBCDHH (detected by TrendMicro), and VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XX or TrojanDropper:Win32/Necurs.gen!A (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the syshost.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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User Comments

came with formatsys.exe, serbw.exe and msmbw.exe in a file transferred through msn messenger
  stuart parkinson  
remote spy server
  WirelessHackingTeam  
spionagesoftware für den Hausgebrauch
  planlos   (further information)
It's part of Lunasoft's Parents Firends Administrator
  Stan   (further information)
My AntiVirus says trojan found every time i restart my computer and i remove it every time
   
it is also found in systems installer folder,im sure it is a spyware type which is dangerous
  mangesh bhidkar  
eve if it is not a system operated ,it do not stop , making it a very STRONG virus. making my computer huge slow & disabling my firewall!
  tanmay  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of syshost.exe: based on 10 votes with 7 reviews.
2 users think syshost.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 6 users think syshost.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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