What is the "kernel32.dll" ?

Our database contains 1673 different files for filename kernel32.dll . You can also check most distributed file variants with name kernel32.dll. 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 NT BASE API Client DLL. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 4 reviews.This file is Dynamic-link Library. This library can be loaded and executed in any running process.

kernel32.dll Library

File details of most used file with name "kernel32.dll"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows NT BASE API Client DLL
Version:
6.1.7601.18015
MD5:
65c113214f7b05820f6d8a65b1485196
SHA1:
a4e4b89dc5351ac364493479fc155579a4a8e1ac
SHA256:
060fca3beccf4ebd6bfa6773fe3f5ecf23bc1183f61e19adff5ef4e427e7f50a
Size:
1161216
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the library "kernel32.dll" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
75% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "kernel32.dll" was discovered 3418 days ago. Our database contains 449 variants of the file "kernel32.dll" with final rating Safe and 1 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

User Reviews of the "kernel32.dll"

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Reviews for all files with name "kernel32.dll"

  • SAFErating from user Admin for file C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll (Variant: 12228892)

    Windows 8 version of the Windows NT BASE API Client DLL.

  • SAFErating from user IkaruShinji for file C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll (Variant: 508537)

    The Kernel32.dll file is a 32-bit dynamic link library file. The Kernel32.dll file handles memory management, input/output operations and interrupts. When you start Windows, Kernel32.dll is loaded into a protected memory space so that other programs do not take it over.

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll (Variant: 583410)

    Windows Server 2003 R2.

  • SAFErating from user kajmik for file C:\Windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll (Variant: 503264)

    A part of Windows 7 64bit.