What is the "winlogon.exe" ? Variant 10115300

Our database contains 3174 different files for filename winlogon.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the winlogon.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name winlogon.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows Logon Application. 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 winlogon.exe.

winlogon.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Windows Logon Application
Operating System:
Windows 8
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
360 Total Security2016-08-28 23:44:17
Windows Defender2016-05-07 04:18:48
Avira Antivirus2015-05-23 03:27:23
avast! Antivirus2015-04-15 10:13:48
Avira Desktop2014-08-07 13:42:52
AVG Internet Security 20122014-07-16 20:18:14
ESET Smart Security 6.02013-08-22 17:15:19
AVG Internet Security 20132013-07-30 17:54:24
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20132013-06-24 15:07:44
Advanced SystemCare Ultimate2013-03-10 17:22:34
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "winlogon.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 "winlogon.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.

96% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
68% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
32% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "winlogon.exe"

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne (Variant: 10115300)

    "Winlogon is the component of Microsoft Windows operating systems that is responsible for handling the secure attention sequence, loading the user profile on logon, and optionally locking the computer when a screensaver is running (requiring another authentication step)." - see more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winlogon.exe