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What is the "explorer-win.exe" ?

Our database contains 6 different files for filename explorer-win.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name explorer-win.exe. This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process explorer-win.exe.

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Posted 2013-Jan-12:

explorer-win.exe was installed on 02-Jan-2013 and had a size of 8,938 KB.
It is located at C:\Users\[useraccount]\.explorer.local\explorer\explorer-win\

1. Foolishly, the EXE resides in the following locations on a Windows 7 machine:

2. No legitimate app should reside in such a location, in lieu of c:\programfiles\
3. Moreover, NO entry is found under PROGRAMS AND FEATURES (aka ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS).
4. Additionally, the EXE's Properties offers NO File Description, Product Name, Copyright, and is UNSIGNED.

Upon inspection of the aforementioned assets, it was easy to determine which app this belongs to.

For example, an inspecting of:

Explorer version 5003(rev 17-gc4b94a7-dirty built at Wed, Jan 02, 2013 5:37:41 PM) started at Thursday, January 03, 2013 at 4:56:05 AM

cache = C:\Users\[useraccount]/.explorer.cache/
Requested use of a blob cache at C:\Users\[useraccount]\.explorer.cache\, using the cache at C:\Users\[useraccount]\.explorer.cache\

cache from

Replacing urls starting with '' with requests to the blob store located at ''

serverUrl =
animationUrl =

CONCLUSION: Therefore, it's safe to assume that EXPLORER-WIN.EXE belongs to the NASA downloadable app "EYES ON THE SOLAR SYSTEM" whose home is:

explorer-win.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "explorer-win.exe"

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