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What is fshoster32.exe?

Part of F-Secure Common Client Foundation by F-Secure

What is it?

F-Secure Host Process part of F-Secure security line of products.
Description of fshoster32.exe from F-Secure
F-Secure protects the content on your computer and safeguards you when you are browsing the web. Computer security is protection against viruses, spyware, hacker attacks and identity theft. Online safety is protection against harmful websites, getting fooled during any activities online or protecting your children against unwanted websites or uncontrolled online life. Easy to install and does not slow down your computer.
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How does fshoster32.exe run?

Service - fshoster32.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'fshoster' (F-Secure Dll Hoster). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. F-Secure Dll Hoster runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.

How does fshoster32.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - fshoster32.exe is registered with the run identifier 'F-Secure Hoster' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Frontier\Backup & Sharing\fshoster32.exe" -app -pointappfamilC:300 -hosteriC:1' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.
Startup files (all users) run - fshoster32.exe is registered with the run identifier 'F-Secure Hoster (42626)' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Charter Security Suite\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the fshoster32.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of fshoster32.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fshoster32.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00009% CPU927.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
55.69 MB RAM258.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
693 /min30.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
90 GDI objects60.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
134 context switches/sec134.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\f-secure\fshoster32.exe

Are there other versions of F-Secure Common Client Foundat...?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by F-Secure Common Client Foundation.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About F-Secure Corporation

F-Secure Corporation (formerly Data Fellows) is an anti-virus and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 More...
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File details

File name: fshoster32.exe
Publisher: F-Secure Corporation (verified)
Name: F-Secure Common Client Foundation
Description: F-Secure Host Process
Version: 1, 05, 793, 0
Size: 183.04 KB
Original file name: CCFDLLHoster.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001276093%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000348537%
User CPU: 0.00009275556771%
Privileged CPU time: 47250 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 17 ms
CPU cycle count: 342,614,350
CPU cycle count /min: 563,795,202
Context switches /sec: 134
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 280.83 MB
Peak committed memory: 296.09 MB
Paged memory: 55.69 MB
Peak paged memory: 66.88 MB
Paged system memory: 354.02 KB
Non-paged system memory: 70.39 KB
Working set memory: 6.53 MB
Peak working set memory: 37.34 MB
Min working set memory: 684 KB
Private memory: 55.69 MB
Page faults: 3,707,026
Page faults /min: 1,269
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,468,583
Read operations /min: 503
Total read transfer: 761.67 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.66 MB
Total write operations: 555,584
Write operations /min: 190
Total write transfer: 357.53 MB
Write transfer /min: 843.26 KB
Total other operations: 2,318,483
Other operations /min: 794
Total other transfer: 171.07 MB
Other Transfer /min: 59.97 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 90
Peak GDI objects: 100
USER objects: 162
Peak USER objects: 176
Handle count average: 1,283
Thread count average: 66
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
System Tray: Yes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\F-Secure\fshoster32.exe" -hosteriC:0
"C:\Program Files\F-Secure\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1

Service details

Name: F-Secure Dll Hoster
Service name: fshoster
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “F-Secure Dll Hoster Service”

Startup files (user) run details

Name: F-Secure Hoster
Command: "C:\Program Files\Frontier\Backup & Sharing\fshoster32.exe" -app -pointappfamilC:300 -hosteriC:1

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: F-Secure Hoster (44515)
Command: "C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\Security\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 44117

Image hashes

MD5: 361e7470d19b638361cbb87d5a05d15c
SHA-1: dab0d3b241e1ef96b2c39151b456eaa289ff6d1c

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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