x86 Performance Counter Host by Microsoft

Remove perfhost.exe
Version:   6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
MD5:   8e3c640fff5a963f570233ae99c0fff3
SHA1:   56de20c5cd524c6b0bd01bdc2aeb5936d24c44b9
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


perfhost.exe runs as a service under the name Host de DLL de Contador de Desempenho (PerfHost) within the local user context. .


File name:perfhost.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:x86 Performance Counter Host
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\syswow64\perfhost.exe
Original name:perfhost.exe.mui
File version:6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version:6.3.9600.16384
Size:21 KB (21,504 bytes)
Build date:8/22/2013 12:12 AM
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'PerfHost' (Host de DLL de Contador de Desempenho)
  • 'PerfHost'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.00%
Windows 8.1 18.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
Windows 8 4.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.50%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 48.74% of x86 Performance Counter Host.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 18.75%
ASUS 17.97%
Hewlett-Packard 17.58%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 10.94%
Lenovo 9.38%
Sony 4.69%
Intel 2.34%
Samsung 1.56%
Alienware 1.17%
Medion 0.78%
Sahara 0.39%
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