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PC-Duo Host


PC-Duo Host is a program developed by Vector Networks. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 7.67 MB (8,039,981 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vector-networks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vector Networks\PC-Duo Host\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{941D95A6-CD35-4C7B-BC51-C2189602562A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC-Duo Host

  • CheckSPNs.exe (by Proxy Networks) - Proxy Host and Proxy Gateway (Proxy: Check SPNs utility)
  • PrxIJL.dll (by Proxy Networks) - Proxy SDK Runtime (Proxy SDK Runtime: JPEG library (Intel IPP v5.3))
  • HostPrep.exe - Proxy Host (Proxy Host: console application to prepare Host for ghosting)
  • phchat.ocx - Proxy Host: Clipboard add-in
  • phcls.ocx
  • PhEvtSrc.dll - Proxy Host: Event Messages
  • phfts.ocx - Proxy Host: File Transfer add-in
  • Phost.exe - Proxy Host: Control Panel application
  • phrz0009.dll - Proxy Host: resources
  • PhSASDLL.dll - Proxy Host: Secure Attention Sequence (SAS) helper
  • PhSession.exe - Proxy Host: Session instance manager
  • PhSetngs.ocx - Proxy Host: Settings and Datasets add-in
  • PhSetup.exe - Proxy Host: Settings configuration utility
  • PhSvc.exe - Proxy Host: Host Server application
  • phsvcui.exe - Proxy Host: Service UI
  • PhTray.exe - Proxy Host: Tray Icon application
  • PhUMSCdriver.ocx - Proxy Host: User-Mode Screen Capture Support
  • PhUMSCHook.dll
  • PhWmi.ocx - Proxy Host: Remote Management add-in
  • PhWmiPM.ocx - Proxy Host: WMI Provider

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PhSvc.exe runs as a service named 'PC-Duo Host Service' (ProxyHostService) "User-mode service for the PC-Duo Host.".

How do I remove PC-Duo Host?

Quickly and completely remove PC-Duo Host from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC-Duo Host from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC-Duo Host, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PC-Duo Host.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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