What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 502116

Our database contains 22118 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:
6.1.7600.16450
MD5:
2626fc9755be22f805d3cfa0ce3ee727
SHA1:
d76db4dcd710be9c3314cff94824933847565372
SHA256:
c82149baca8d91b3ff1a189ca5dc814701e79bbb14798cd5766593b1206a1baa
Size:
2614272
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
avast! Antivirus2016-12-31
Malwarebytes2016-12-31
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-12-27
Avast Antivirus2016-12-27
Panda Protection2016-12-27
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.22016-12-26
360 Total Security2016-12-20
COMODO Antivirus2016-12-20
360 Total Security2016-09-06 04:19:03
V3 Lite2016-09-04 10:56:48
Avast Antivirus2016-09-03 03:28:35
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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 Zer0kbps (Variant: 502116)

    Microsoft Windows Explorer