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Three Instances of conhost.exe in task manager.

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    Three Instances of conhost.exe in task manager.


    Is it normal for three instances of conhost.exe to be running? They all got the exact same file location, or is it malware.

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    It is not unusual or abnormal to have several instances of conhost.exe running. All should be located in windows\system32 folder. If any were located elsewhere then there would be cause for concern.
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    Solved, found out its Bluestacks android app player, they close when I close bluestacks, thanks @Lmiller7
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Three Instances of conhost.exe in task manager.
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