What is the "winlogon.exe" ? Variant 14286

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® and was developed by company ?????????? ??????????. This file has description ????????? ????? ? ??????? Windows NT. 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®
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????????? ????? ? ??????? Windows NT
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2113)
Operating System:
Windows XP
Medium oc1

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.22015-10-29 10:14:37
avast! Antivirus2015-07-05 01:35:01
Kaspersky Internet Security2015-03-07 05:15:35
Norton 3602014-10-27 06:14:48
Microsoft Security Essentials2014-06-03 18:23:55
Cezurity Antivirus Scanner2014-06-03 17:12:07
Doctor Web Anti-Virus2013-03-21 19:12:45
avast! Internet Security2013-03-21 19:12:45
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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: 14286)

    winlogon.exe is a core process from Windows login manager. It handles both login and logout procedures on Windows system. This program is critically important for running of Windows system. Some antiviruses may mark it as a virus. Also as a key process for MS Windows, it can be a target for many viruses. Scan is recommended. Check the MD5 version and directory, it should be located in the %SYSDIR%