What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 27

Our database contains 22463 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:
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:
6b08e54a451b3f95e4109dba7e594270
SHA1:
4a4ffbeb8c559f25b2ff7fdaa63c021610f8fa52
SHA256:
0419e4100c3b4ad1831fbf9249173cf32c8209c71b7101674b239a0a47c30e42
Size:
3079168
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows Vista
Occurence:
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Avira Antivirus2016-12-29
COMODO Antivirus2016-12-29
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-12-28
360 Total Security2016-12-27
Avast Antivirus2016-12-26
Norton Security2016-12-26
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-12-26
AVG Internet Security2016-12-26
McAfee Anti-Virus y Anti-Spyware2016-12-20
Norton AntiVirus Online2016-09-07 09:11:23
Avira Antivirus2016-09-05 20:19:24
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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 Admin (Variant: 27)

    Explorer.exe is name of the system process in which runs Windows Program Manager. This manager is responsible for displaying of the desktop icons, Task Bar or Start menu.