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What’s jhi_service.exe (Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface)? Is it safe or a virus?

The jhi_service.exe is a process associated with Intel's Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface. This service is part of Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) and provides an interface for communicating with Intel's Management Engine, allowing for remote device management and maintenance capabilities.

The jhi_service.exe runs in the background and acts as a bridge between the operating system and the Management Engine, enabling communication and coordination between the two. It facilitates various management and security features such as remote power control, asset tracking, security policies enforcement, and system maintenance.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes jhi_service.exe (Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface)?

We’ve found Intel Corporation should be the publisher of jhi_service.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is jhi_service.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the jhi_service.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find jhi_service.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 6, 2024

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