dashost.exe - Is dashost.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is dashost.exe?
Purpose of dashost.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: dashost.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
dasHost.exe is a software program which was most likely installed on your computer when you purchased your PC. The correct file and folder location is also listed below, and you should always verify its location as spyware and virus writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you into thinking its a good file. This dasHost.exe task is part of your windows system, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 will certainly show this in your tasklist and probably Windows 10 and later may also continue running this task as its email related also. This Windows software dashost stands for Device Association Framework Provider Host. This file is safe and is not virus or spyware related. Visit dashost.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the dashost.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file can be found at C:\Windows\System32\dasHost.exe


  • Is dashost.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is dashost.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove dashost.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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