What is the "winlogon.exe" ? Variant 676254

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 4 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 7
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8.02016-09-07 21:37:24
Kaspersky Free2016-09-07 20:48:01
Kaspersky Internet Security2016-09-07 18:15:50
360 Total Security2016-09-07 17:07:45
ESET Smart Security 8.02016-09-07 16:08:29
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-07 15:33:24
Avast Antivirus2016-09-07 15:33:24
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-07 14:49:03
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise2016-09-07 12:46:15
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9.0.381.12016-09-07 09:08:16
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 .
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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 Олег Разин

  • SAFErating from user UPieper

  • SAFErating from user Littlebits (Variant: 676254)

    Windows Logon Application

  • SAFErating from user lucien (Variant: 676254)

    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. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/winlogon.exe.html 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! Check this with Security Task Manager/AV Tools