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What does the ServiceHostApp.exe file do?

The ServiceHostApp.exe process is also known as Service Host App and is a part of Start Menu or, as the case may be, Service Host App. This software is produced by Pokki. An obsolete or defective version of ServiceHostApp.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ServiceHostApp.exe Service Host App

ServiceHostApp.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ServiceHostApp.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 7,874,024 bytes (28% of all these files), 7,873,512 bytes as well as 14 other variants.
It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: RunOnce). ServiceHostApp.exe is capable of Change the behavior of other applications, interpret keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 61% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ServiceHostApp.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ServiceHostApp?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Start Menu or Service Host App

To remove Service Host App from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Start Menu or Service Host App in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ServiceHostApp.exe (Service Host App) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Service Host App. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Service Host App or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ServiceHostApp.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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