What is the "cmd.exe" ?

Our database contains 1036 different files for filename cmd.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name cmd.exe. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Windows Command Processor. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 24 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process cmd.exe.

cmd.exe is in most cases the system command-line interpreter. It can be used for starting batch of system commands. Most often used MS-DOS commands are executing any executable file, changing the directory (cd), copy file (copy), delete file (del), rename file (ren), make directory (md), remove directory (rd).

cmd.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "cmd.exe"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows Command Processor
Version:
6.1.7601.17514
MD5:
ad7b9c14083b52bc532fba5948342b98
SHA1:
ee8cbf12d87c4d388f09b4f69bed2e91682920b5
SHA256:
17f746d82695fa9b35493b41859d39d786d32b23a9d2e00f4011dec7a02402ae
Size:
302592
Directory:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "cmd.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
18% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "cmd.exe" was discovered 3156 days ago. Our database contains 139 variants of the file "cmd.exe" with final rating Safe and 8 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "cmd.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.

User Reviews of the "cmd.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "cmd.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Sabrina01 for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 541265)

    absolut sicher - absolutely secure

  • SAFErating from user Dima for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user CMD for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user jpn_tm for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user Command executable for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe (Variant: 29035427)

    Cannot operate without it.

  • SAFErating from user qwertpol for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 19705621)

    cmd.exe is the well-known system command-line interpreter - Windows Command Processor. It can be used for starting batch of system commands. Most often used MS-DOS commands are executing any executable file, changing the directory (cd), copy file (copy), delete file (del), rename file (ren), make directory (md), remove directory (rd). The process of running the CMD.EXE is described in this article : http://blog.systemexplorer.net/exe-com-bat-executables/

  • SAFErating from user CS76 for file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user French for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 851131)

    Ligne de commande Windows (100% Sur!)

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 701573)

    cmd.exe in russian version, Windows command prompt line.

  • SAFErating from user Mindconnect2020 for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user Admin for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

  • SAFErating from user 808 for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 337972)

    Windows command prompt for Vista 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)

  • SAFErating from user Bodo for file C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe (Variant: 10188)

    windows command line