• Valid program

    DLLHOST.EXE Information

    This is a valid program that is required to run at startup.

    This program is required to run on startup in order to benefit from its functionality or so that the program will work. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require further assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.

  • Name
    COM+ System Application
  • Filename
    dllhost.exe
  • Command
    C:\Windows\system32\dllhost.exe /Processid:{02D4B3F1-FD88-11D1-960D-00805FC79235}
  • Description
    Windows service that manages the configuration and tracking of Component Object Model (COM)+-based components. If the service is stopped, most COM+-based components will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
  • File Location
    C:\Windows\system32\dllhost.exe
  • Startup Type
    This startup entry is installed as a Windows service.
  • Service Name
    COMSysApp
  • Display Name
    COM+ System Application
  • HijackThis Category
    O23 Entry
  • This entry has been requested 16,467 times.

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