What is the "winlogon.exe" ? Variant 508532

Our database contains 3014 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 Operacni system Microsoft® Windows® and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows NT 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
Product:
Operacni system Microsoft® Windows®
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows NT Logon Application
Version:
5.1.2600.5512
MD5:
cddb1f8e1aea356f3ad106f2cf9b7fea
SHA1:
ce6f5d103536a14e2cb63e53fb1338091ce9762e
SHA256:
fe79b20b9a82559b5cd6ad5334fc24a88deb4fca79f23360c382a06b7dedd0d7
Size:
507904
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows XP
Occurence:
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
ESET Smart Security 10.0.369.12016-12-31
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10.0.369.12016-12-30
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-12-30
avast! Antivirus2016-12-29
Avast Antivirus2016-12-29
AVG AntiVirus2016-12-28
AVG Internet Security2016-12-28
ESET Smart Security 9.0.385.12016-12-27
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 20122016-12-24
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-07 13:16:23
avast! Antivirus2016-09-06 18:50:47
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 3hlav (Variant: 508532)

    The process "winlogon.exe" runs in the background. Winlogon is a part of the Windows Login subsystem, and is necessary for user authorization and Windows activation checks. Note: The winlogon.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, winlogon.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm!