What is the "userinit.exe" ? Variant 622

Our database contains 500 different files for filename userinit.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the userinit.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name userinit.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Userinit 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 userinit.exe.

userinit.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Userinit Logon Application
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2113)
Operating System:
Windows XP
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
ESET Smart Security 8.02015-01-12 20:18:53
Microsoft Security Essentials2014-09-18 10:09:41
Symantec Endpoint Protection2014-08-19 14:09:54
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 20122014-06-11 21:06:57
Sheed AntiVirus2014-02-05 08:50:09
avast! Antivirus2014-01-28 18:57:17
ESET Smart Security 7.02014-01-09 07:08:21
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20142013-12-27 21:12:45
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.22013-11-25 09:20:17
Panda Endpoint Protection2013-10-02 17:06:13
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "userinit.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 "userinit.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 "userinit.exe"

  • SAFErating from user jwasylque (Variant: 622)

    userinit.exe is a key process in the Windows operating system. On boot-up it manages the different start up sequences needed, such as establishing network connection and starting up the Windows shell. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.