What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 540595

Our database contains 21872 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(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Průzkumník Windows. 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(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Průzkumník Windows
Version:
6.0.2900.2649
MD5:
88260e46e778ec78345959a08f047634
SHA1:
9a722648fe9f65ba2462974f0a95f39b3c2ff2ac
SHA256:
76b1c9b7adab1b093070e6866cc220a8143a51653da1466142582fab8cadec3e
Size:
1032192
Directory:
C:\Windows
Operating System:
Windows XP
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 MikeOne (Variant: 540595)

    MS Windows Explorer, core file for work with nearly all versions of MS Windows. Many articles can be found for this process, e.g. command line options for it, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314853