What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 3369701

Our database contains 21736 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:
a4c3968a595edefdb5af3bca73f62591
SHA1:
f7ea0b0dcb9d37796e8864cbbdc931feff3caf58
SHA256:
57b4c945253a27217fdbe78fa9bb1d088dd954348db1b2a2b3ab2a087d93a055
Size:
2616320
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
Low oc0

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 leon Brierley (Variant: 3369701)

    This is a safe file usually,. Check file size make comparison to a default windows backup if they don't match something is wrong ie. possible malware infection.