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Process name: Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Host Process
Application using this process: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is wudfhost.exe doing on my computer?
wudfhost.exe is a Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Host Process from Microsoft Corporation belonging to Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. This process is associated with the User-Mode driver framework host process by Microsoft.
This background process is essential for Windows to communicate with hardware devices and is created automatically to load drivers. Hence wudfhost is needed for the relative programme to run properly and so removal is not recommended.
Non-system processes like wudfhost.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.