What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 501982

Our database contains 22581 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 2 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:
6.0.6002.18005
MD5:
d07d4c3038f3578ffce1c0237f2a1253
SHA1:
4b3bd605b63749ff255e048ca6f27aff95aec24a
SHA256:
135dd05678c8997b45982d77298dbdd98061c9d4fe43d77866846012eb061a04
Size:
2926592
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
Avast Antivirus2017-10-31
Avira Antivirus2017-10-31
Kaspersky Total Security2017-10-29
AVG AntiVirus2017-10-28
Malwarebytes2017-10-27
G DATA INTERNET SECURITY2017-10-26
ESET Endpoint Antivirus 5.02017-10-26
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-07 21:31:12
Kaspersky Total Security2016-09-07 18:21:12
Avira Antivirus2016-09-07 16:01:06
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-07 14:22:25
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.

98% 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 gradders (Variant: 501982)

    M$ System File, never leave home without it!!

  • SAFErating from user rafaigom for file C:\Windows\explorer.exe