What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 1318340

Our database contains 21596 different files for filename explorer.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the explorer.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name explorer.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows Explorer. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process explorer.exe.

explorer.exe Process
Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows Explorer
Version:
6.1.7601.17567
MD5:
715670400cc1e6b0880c7d19d27aea25
SHA1:
fa6b7e1143b99160de4edeb25e25ca244f34d62e
SHA256:
6fcd99217619b6eaba3c72b2066deb415b9a44011f2944641319990e4c8e45bf
Size:
2388992
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
Low oc0

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Kaspersky Internet Security2015-07-08 20:44:09
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Is the Process "explorer.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "explorer.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

97% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
93% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
7% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "explorer.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Peter (Variant: 1318340)

    Kaspersky has a false positive on this file. points to it as a keylogger.