Is WUDFHost.exe safe?
WUDFHost.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 WUDFHost.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.
WUDFHost.exe file information
The process known as Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Host Process belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: WUDFHost.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WUDFHost.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 146,432 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 142,336 bytes and 6 more variants.
The program is not visible. WUDFHost.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
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If WUDFHost.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 229,888 bytes. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The WUDFHost.exe file is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware disguises itself as WUDFHost.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WUDFHost.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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